Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. It was established in 1636 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Harvard has a diverse academic community of over 20,000 students, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and employs over 2,000 faculty members.
Harvard is known for its strong academic programs, including its highly ranked business, law, and medical schools, as well as its renowned undergraduate program. The university is also known for its world-class research facilities and programs, with research areas including life sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, and more.
Harvard’s campus features numerous historic buildings, including the famous Harvard Yard, which contains many of the university’s oldest and most iconic buildings. The university is also home to several museums, including the Harvard Art Museums, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
Notable Harvard alumni include eight U.S. Presidents, numerous foreign heads of state, 158 Nobel laureates, and more than 30 heads of Fortune 500 companies.