Visitors Guide to Harvard University

About Harvard University

Harvard University c/o @ harvard

Harvard University c/o @harvard

Harvard University was founded in 1636 and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just a short drive from the city of Boston. The private school's urban campus covers 5,076 acres and is home to total 6,710 undergraduate students. Harvard University  is ranked 2nd among national universities with Princeton University being a close academic comparison. Students who apply to Harvard University tend to apply to Brown University, Yale University, and Princeton University as well. 

Location: Cambridge, MA
Region: New England
Type: Private
Size: Medium
Tuition: $45,278 USD

Sports Divisions: NCAA Division I, Ivy League
Greek Life: Yup

Admissions Page: Click here
Avg. SAT: 2250 out of 2400
Common App: Yes
Supplement Essays: Yes
Application Options: Early Action
Acceptance Rate: 5.60%


Harvard University Dining Guide

Where to Eat Near Campus


Planning a Visit to Harvard

Fun Activities Near Campus