Harvard University

Harvard University in Cambridge is the oldest university offering higher studies in USA. The university houses eleven academic units and offers courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Besides domestic candidates, this residential research university invites applications from international students as well.

Facts
Name of the Institution Harvard University
Type of Institution Private
Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Courses Offered Undergraduate programs, graduate programs, professional programs, doctoral programs, continuing education, summer programs
Departments/ Branches
  • Business
  • Dental
  • Design
  • Divinity
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Law
  • Medical
  • Public Health
  • Continuing education
Admission Procedure/ Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate Undergraduate students from India will be contacted by the admission office after their application form is received as well as processed. Applicants need to submit their SAT/ACT scores. In addition, they need to also have a minimum proficiency level in English.

Graduate

MBA: International applicants need to hold a university or college degree that is equivalent to a American baccalaureate degree (4 years). In addition, they need to provide their transcripts, and TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores.

Arts and Sciences: Candidates willing to pursue a graduate degree in arts and sciences must hold a degree similar to the bachelor’s degree in US.

Education: For admission to this department, candidates need to provide their statement of purpose, letters of recommendation (3), resume, application fee, TOEFL/GRE/GMAT test scores, and official transcripts.

Engineering and Applied Sciences: Applications for this department are invited in the fall session. Students holding a bachelors degree in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering may apply for this program.

Public Health: Candidates need to hold a bachelors degree that is equivalent to the bachelors degree in US.

Scholarships Students need to contact the financial aid committee so as to gather information about financial aid. The committee offers funds to countries ofAsiathrough which students can support their education.
Fee Structure
  • Tuition: $33,696
  • Health Services: $1126
  • Room rent:$7248
  • Student services fee:$2190
  • Board: $4608
  • Council Fee for undergraduates: $75
Examinations & Results The university follows the semester pattern.
Established in the Year 1636
Website http://www.harvard.edu/
Facts & Figures
  • Academic Staff: 2107
  • Students: 21225
  • Faculty: 2100
Events
  • Fall term event
  • Autumn Colors
  • Work appreciation breakfast
Distance Learning Harvard University Extension School: the distance learning programs for the fall session include:

  • Anthropology and archaeology
  • Classics
  • Biological sciences
  • Economics
  • Computer science
  • English
  • Engineering sciences
  • Expository writing
  • Environmental studies
  • French language and literature
  • History of science
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Museum studies
  • Management
  • Information systems management
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics
  • Studio arts and film

The distance learning programs for the spring session include:

  • Biological sciences
  • Anthropology and archaeology
  • Computer science
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Creative writing
  • Engineering sciences
  • Education
  • Environmental studies
  • English
  • History
  • French language and literature
  • Expository writing
  • History of science
  • Information systems management
  • History of art and architecture
  • Legal studies
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Management
  • Philosophy
  • Social sciences
  • Music
  • Religion
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

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