Harvard University

Founded in 1636, Harvard University is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It has educated seven U.S. presidents, and its faculty has produced more than 40 Nobel Laureates. Today, Harvard has an enrollment of more than 21,000 degree candidates. Including HSPH, the university has 11 graduate and professional schools with campuses in both Cambridge and Boston. Its 90 individual collections constitute the largest academic library in the world. Ten science and art museums further enrich the quality of intellectual life.