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Harvard University

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 3
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 6

Student Services and Facilities

Student jobs

  • Around two-thirds of students work.
  • The Student Employment Office can help you to find work.

History

  • Harvard University was established in 1636 and was initially called New College or the College at New Towne.
  • The institution was renamed Harvard College in 1639, after John Harvard, a young English clergyman from Southwark, London, England.
  • George Washington and 12 other U.S. presidents have received an honorary degree from Harvard.

Address

Harvard University , Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States