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College Deliberately: Harvard University

Harvard University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, citizenship and character located in the city of Cambridge, MA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Law and Education.

Harvard University

place Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
phone Phone: (617) 495-1000
web Web: http://www.harvard.edu/
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Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Harvard University New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1929-12-01 2028-06-30
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Harvard University is available for members.
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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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Harvard University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Harvard University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Harvard University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
10% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Master’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Harvard University is in NCAA Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 105
Rowing Men’s 102
Rowing Women’s 92

The complete list of sports at Harvard University is available for members.

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Tuition for Harvard University is in the 98.5 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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