With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a diverse group of talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education.
Harvard at a glance
For nearly four centuries, people have come to Harvard in the pursuit of truth, knowledge, and a better world.
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Harvard College students in the 2021-2022 academic year
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graduate students in the 2021-2022 academic year
Harvard Extension School students in the 2021-2022 academic year
Meet the students
I want people to understand the healing benefits of nature.”
Harvard Divinity School
Harvard Law School student Francisco Balbín worked with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.
In a Wintersession portraiture class, Harvard College student Minjue, who is a classically trained pianist, opted to draw Frédéric Chopin.
Harvard Chan School student Hussain is working to find a better way to make vital medicines affordable.
At Harvard, we strive to foster a community where everyone can thrive.
Harvard University includes the undergraduate Harvard College, 12 graduate and professional Schools, and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.
Harvard students can follow their passions and discover new ones through our many degree programs and courses.
Our sports and athletics
From club sports and intramurals to varsity athletics and recreation, Crimson pride is strong across campus.
Harvard is a proud member of the Boston, Cambridge, and Massachusetts communities.
Meet the faculty
My research areas include digital marketplaces and AI applications in marketing.”
Harvard Business School
James Mickens researches the design, implementation, and optimization of complex pieces of software, as well as system hacking, defense, and data protection.
Gretchen Brion-Meisels’ work focuses on the development of partnerships between youth and adults in order to build positive school environments.
Grace La was named Chair of the Department of Architecture at the Graduate School of Design.
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Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery
The Report of the Committee on Harvard & the Legacy of Slavery documents the University’s ties to slavery—direct, financial, and intellectual—and offers seven recommendations that will guide the work of reckoning and repair now in progress.
Thomas Dunne has been appointed dean of students for Harvard College.
Beginning with the Class of 2027, the cost to attend Harvard College will be free for families with annual incomes below $85,000.
A new exhibition at Baker Library highlights an infamous financial crash, the South Sea Bubble of 1720.
"Evita" will be at Harvard’s American Repertory Theater this summer.
The creation of the University Consortium for Afro-Latin American Studies was announced in December.
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