Why Harvard

Discover what makes Harvard the standard for liberal arts and sciences education. From our unparalleled academics to our revolutionary financial aid, we strive to offer the best resources to the next generation of leaders.
  • Students cheering at a Harvard football game

    Crimson Pride

    Harvard is home to 42 Division I intercollegiate sports teams - more than any other college in the country.

  • Student creating virtual reality game

    Innovation

    From physical spaces to funding, Harvard provides the support for students to investigate and explore their world.

  • A student doing research in a lab

    Groundbreaking Research

    Undergraduates have access to more than $7 million in funding to pursue research in the sciences, social sciences, arts, or humanities.

  • Three students warming up on stage

    Creative Expression

    Theater, Dance, and Media - Harvard's newest concentration - is just one of the many pathways in the arts and humanities.

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November 1

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Admissions Statistics

A Profile of the Admitted Class of 2022

Statistics

  • 42,749 Applicants

  • 1,653 Enrolled students

  • 13 % International students

  • 55 % Receive need-based scholarships