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Harvard University

Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 495-1000

Founded in 1636, Harvard University is an ivy league, 4-year, research institution. Harvard is located in the center of Cambridge. This large university is the oldest the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts. Harvard offers students nine certificates, one associates level degree, 46 degrees at the bachelors level, 61 degrees at the masters level, and 66 degrees at the doctoral level. 27,594 students pursued degrees from the 93 programs at this university in 2010. This university offers subjects including sociology, language, and history. Harvard is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Harvard is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Massachusetts.

Admission

In 2010, 30,489 students applied for admission to this university. It admitted approximately 6% of applicants or 2,134 students. Around 49% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 30,489 students applied for admission to this university. It admitted approximately 6% of applicants or 2,134 students. Around 49% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 7%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 7%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 7%

Student Demographics

Harvard had 27,594 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

Harvard had 27,594 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 14073
  • Total Enrolled Female: 13521
  • Undergraduate Male: 4927
  • Undergraduate Female: 5338
  • Graduate Male: 9011
  • Graduate Female: 8318
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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