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  • Harvard is more than a university; it's a tradition. No other American institution of

  • higher learning has such a prominent place in the nation's history or imagination.

  • Harvard, founded in 1636, is the oldest university in the United States (and the oldest corporation

  • in the Americas). It is perhaps the U.S. university that is both closest to the British model

  • of university education, yet distinctly American in identity and outlook.

  • Harvard was founded as a small institution with the mission of educating Protestant clergy.

  • It grew as the United States did, expanding in size and scope, and diversifying its student

  • and teaching communities. Today a Harvard degree commands respect not only in the United

  • States, but around the worldHarvard counts seven U.S. presidents among its alumni, and

  • over 40 Nobel laureates among its current and former faculty.

  • Harvard is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on a campus just across the Charles River

  • from Boston. This is a highly urban setting that joins colonial-era buildings and landmarks

  • with Massachusetts' burgeoning hi-tech industry. Harvard is a large university, with high-profile

  • graduate and professional programs. Almost two-thirds of its approximately 19,500 students

  • are enrolled in its professional and graduate schools (which include the world-renowned

  • Medical School, the Business School, the Law School, the John F. Kennedy School of Government,

  • the Divinity School, the School of Public Health, and Graduate School of Education).

  • Despite the university's size, the Harvard educational experience is usually an intense

  • and companionable one, with students benefiting from low student-to-faculty ratios and opportunities

  • to get involved with the local community. Connections made at Harvard often last a lifetime,

  • with graduates becoming part of a vigorous network of over 270,000 alumni.

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Harvard is more than a university; it's a tradition. No other American institution of

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