The University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.
It was named after John Harvard, a young English clergyman from Southwark, London, an alumnus of the University of Cambridge. He bequathed the College his library of four hundred books and £779, which was half of his estate. Clergyman = priest John Harvard statue, Harvard Yard
College / sc hool Year founded Harvard College 1636 Arts and Sciences 1872 Business 1908 Dental Medicine 1867 Design 1914 Divinity 1816 Education 1920 Engineeri ng and Applied Sciences 2007 Extension 1910 Law 1817 Governmen t 1936 Medicine 1782 Public Health 1922
Students UndergraduateGraduateProfessional African American 8%3%6% Asian American 17%9%12% White American 42% 43% Hispanic American 7%3%5% Native American 1%0.2%0.6% International student 11%33%22%
Alumni Theodore Roosevelt 26th President of the United States
Alumni John F. Kennedy 35th President of the United States
Alumni Barack Obama 44th President of the United States
Alumni Bill Gates American business magnate, the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft.