- a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636, Harvard - the oldest operating institution of higher education in the United States Harvard University
In 2010, Harvard took second place in the international ranking of universities in the world QS
Making Harvard and began March 13, 1639 with the creation of the college. The name of the institution was named for its first major sponsor, the young priest, John Harvard. He commanded about four books to start a library of college, along with half of the cost of several hundred pounds of his personal property. History:
During the twentieth century, Harvard's international reputation grew as a burgeoning endowment and prominent professors expanded the university's scope Explosive growth in the student population continued with the addition of new graduate schools and the expansion of the undergraduate program.
Harvard University today : Today, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education applicable United States. The University has a seventeenth according to the number of library books in the world and fourth in the United States - about 16.2 million books in the world and the largest budget among academic institutions, reaching 36.9 billion dollars. year.
Number of graduates: over ; including more than 270,000 from the U.S. and about countries worldwide. Nobel Laureates: 43.
Organization: The Faculty of Arts and Sciences and its sub-faculty, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which together serve: The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1867). Harvard Divinity School (1816) Harvard Law School (1817) Harvard Business School (1908) The Graduate School of Design (1914) The Harvard Graduate School of Education (1920) The School of Public Health (1922) Harvard Kennedy School of Government (1936) Harvard today has nine faculties, listed below in order of foundation:
Harvard's 210-acre (85 ha) main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge. Sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduates live in twelve residential Houses. The Harvard Business School and many of the university's athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located on a 359-acre (145 ha) campus opposite the Cambridge campus in Allston. The Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the Harvard School of Public Health are located on a 22-acre (8.9 ha) campus in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area. Campus
Students Harvard enrolled: 1. 6,655 students in undergraduate programs; 2. 3,738 students in graduate programs; 3. 10,722 students in professional programs.UndergraduateGraduateProfessional U.S. Census African American 8%3%6%12.1% Asian American 17%9%12%4.3% White American 42%42%43%65.8% Hispanic American 7%3%5%14.5% Native American 1%0.2%0.6%0.9% International student 11%33%22%N/A