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Harvard University

Harvard University
86 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 2138

Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1636
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, graduate school
Religious affiliation: no
Campus enrollment: 12,001 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a major city (pop. 300,000 or more)
Application fee: $85

Street address: Harvard University
86 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 2138
Mailing address: Harvard University
86 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 2138
Main telephone numbers: 617 495-1551 1551

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00215500

Harvard, founded in 1636, is a private, Ivy League university. Radcliffe was established for women in 1879; all classes and facilities are now coeducational. The campus is located in Cambridge, across the Charles River from Boston. Campus architecture ranges from Bulfinch to H.H. Richardson to Le Corbusier.

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