Harvard University

Harvard University

Harvard University, established in 1636, is the United States' oldest university for higher learning. This private university, founded by the colonial Massachusetts legislature, occupies 380 acres of land and offers enrollment to more than 10,000 students. The college has 9 faculties. They are (in order of foundation):

  • The Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • The Faculty of Medicine
  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard Business School
  • The Graduate School of Design
  • The Graduate School of Education
  • The School of Public Health
  • The John F. Kennedy School of Government

Harvard University's athletic teams are nicknamed Crimson. The sports teams of the university participate in swimming, basketball, tennis, football and various other athletics events. Noteworthy alumni of the university include former lawyer Francis Lee Bailey, horse racing expert Andrew Beyer, tennis player James Blake and inventor Edwin Land.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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