Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony . The University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. It has an enrolment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard University has 12 degree-granting schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. It has grown from nine students with a single master to an enrolment of more than 20,000 degree candidates including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.
Harvard offers an unparalleled student experience and a generous financial aid program, with over 160 million awarded to more than 60% of their undergraduate students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. It’s faculty are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge .
The university’s campus creates a stunning backdrop for all that happens within the University. Harvard offers unparalleled resources to the University community, including libraries, laboratories, museums, and research centers to support scholarly work in nearly any field or discipline.
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