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Welcome to Harvard


In Focus

With world-class faculty, groundbreaking research opportunities, and a diverse group of talented students, Harvard is more than just a place to get an education.

Harvard at a glance

For nearly four centuries, people have come to Harvard in the pursuit of truth, knowledge, and a better world.

Learn more about our history

  • 1636

    the year Harvard was founded

  • 7,095

    Harvard College students in the 2021-2022 academic year

  • $234 million

    institutional need-based grant aid provided to Harvard College students last year

  • 14,502

    在2021 - 2022学年研究生

  • 14,151

    Harvard Extension School students in the 2021-2022 academic year

  • 400,000+

    alumni worldwide

Meet the students

I want people to understand the healing benefits of nature.”

Aliyah Collins

Harvard Divinity School

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Meet the faculty

My research areas include digital marketplaces and AI applications in marketing.”

Isamar Troncoso

Harvard Business School

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