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Our international community

Harvard’s global perspective reflects our international community and informs the impact of scholarship, research, and leadership on our campus and around the world.

More Harvard Worldwide data

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  • 24%

    of Harvard students are international.

  • 180+

    countries are represented by Harvard students, scholars, and alumni.

  • 5,000+

    international scholars are hosted at Harvard, more than any other university in the United States.

  • 6 million

    learners from 193 countries take courses through Harvard’s online learning platform, HarvardX.

  • 69,000+

    Harvard alumni live abroad.

"We all recognize the value that international students bring to our campuses, to this nation, and to the world."

Lawrence S. Bacow

President, Harvard University

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At work in the world

Harvard experts, researchers, and leaders all around the globe make contributions—from public health to conflict resolution—that transcend borders, forge connections, and strengthen communities.

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