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College Deliberately: Harvard University

Harvard University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, character and research located in Cambridge, MA.

Harvard University

place Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 2138
phone Phone: (617) 495-1000
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Web: http://www.harvard.edu
Harvard University is also known as:

Admissions

This table shows what information is required or recommended to apply to Harvard University. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Standard Metrics below.
ItemConsidered but not requiredNeither required nor recommendedRecommendedRequired
High school GPA
High school classrank
High school record
Completion of college-prep program
Recommendations
Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Accreditation

AgencyProgram
TypeStatusInitial Accreditation date
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher EducationInstitutional
 Accredited12/1/29
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher EducationInstitutional
 Accredited12/1/29
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationPost Doctoral – Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) (Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited7/24/97
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationPredoctoral (Harvard University School of Dental Medicine Predoctoral Internship)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited12/1/47
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationProfessional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs (Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited6/1/79
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationProfessional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs (Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts Mental Health Center)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited4/1/70
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationProfessional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs (Harvard Medical School at McLean Hospital)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited5/28/94
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationProfessional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs (Harvard Medical School at Children’s Hospital)
Internship/ResidencyAccredited6/1/56
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the BarLaw (LAW) – Professional schools
SpecializedAccredited1/1/23
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationDental Public Health
SpecializedAccredited5/26/67
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationEndodontics
SpecializedAccredited12/11/70
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationOral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)
SpecializedAccredited12/15/72
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationOrthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
SpecializedAccredited5/26/67
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationPeriodontics
SpecializedAccredited12/8/67
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationProsthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
SpecializedAccredited12/15/72
American Psychological Association, Commission on AccreditationClinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
SpecializedAccredited6/4/08
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological SchoolsTheology (THEOL) – Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
SpecializedAccredited7/1/40
Council on Education for Public HealthPublic Health (PHG) – Graduate level school of public health
SpecializedAccredited1/16/46
Liaison Committee on Medical EducationMedicine (MED) – Programs leading to the M.D. degree
SpecializedAccredited7/1/42
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationOral Medicine
SpecializedAccredited7/31/08
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental AccreditationPediatric Dentistry (Harvard Medical School at Children’s Hospital)
SpecializedAccredited12/4/80
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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