Just across the Charles River from downtown Boston and a mile from MIT, Harvard is the flagship university of greater Boston. Renowned for the quality of its programmes, its research, and its financial aid for undergraduates, Harvard is much sought-after by students all over the world.
At Harvard, there are twice as many graduate students as undergraduate students. Graduate research, grants, corporate funding, and alumni endowments are the primary influences that create Harvard’s reputation. Other influences are inspirational undergraduate programs that are academically demanding and intellectually rewarding. With a library system housing 19 million volumes and eleven instructional divisions, Harvard offers an exceptional academic feast to the aggressive and competent student, whether undergraduate or graduate.
Harvard College is the school for all undergraduates at Harvard. More than 65% of these students receive scholarship aid, and the average grant in 2013 was $46,000.