Harvard University

"Veritas"

Location/Setting

The location is Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Be part of a team!

Harvard has a huge variety of sports for women and men. The men have a choice of baseball. basketball, football, sailing, water polo, fencing and many more. Women are offered lacrosse, basketball, softball, rugby, squash, among others.

Finances

The costs for a full year without financial aid is $45, 278 which is not including housing costs and supplies. Housing costs about $8,667.

Admission/ Acceptance

The acceptance rate is 5.9% with an admission difficulty of about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted. More than 75% of freshman were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT 1 or over 29 on the ACT.

ACT scores and Student/Faculty Ratio

Student/Faculty is 7. The expected ACT score is 32-35.

Get your degree with a great academic emphasis!

Harvard University is a 12 degree school. It offers law, medical, arts & science, business, and eight others. The emphasis is many things. They have a great law program as well as a great medical program.

History...

This Ivy League institution was founded in 1636 which is over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed. This school is named after their first benefactor, the young Minister John Harvard. When he died in 1638, he left his library and half his estate to the institution. Harvard was established by the vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

What can I see near me?

There are many places you can visit near the campus. The Boston Common and Paul Revere's house is just three miles away. If you travel a little further you can attend a Boston Celtic basketball game at the TD Garden! It's just five miles away.