Here is one of the prestigious University in the world.
We all know that world is going to be harder and harder for the new generation. It’s like a battle for everyone, trying to find our place in the crowd.
Nowdays, it’s not about experience or skills…. it’s about diploma, University and graduation. Yes it’s expensive and we have to think about it like an investment.
So today, let’s talk a bit about Harvard University !
You can find more details here : Harvard or Wikipedia
Here is few interesting things of what you cand find on their website :
Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636 by vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
About 2,400 faculty members and more than 10,400 academic appointments in affiliated teaching hospitals
- Harvard College: About 6,700
- Graduate and professional students: About 15,250
- Total: About 22,000
More than 371,000 living alumni, over 279,000 in the U.S., and over 59,000 in some 202 other countries.
Veritas (Latin for “truth”)
Real Estate Holdings
The Harvard Library—the largest academic library in the world—includes 20.4 million volumes, 180,000 serial titles, an estimated 400 million manuscript items, 10 million photographs, 124 million archived web pages, and 5.4 terabytes of born-digital archives and manuscripts. Access to this rich collection is provided by nearly 800 library staff members who operate more than 70 separate library units.
Harvard’s museums are stewards of more than 28 million works of art, artifacts, specimens, materials, and instruments. With deep roots in scholarship and teaching, these internationally renowned collections are fundamental to the development and continuation of many disciplines. These unparalleled institutions rank alongside some of the greatest museums in the world and they are open to the public. They welcome more than 650,000 local, national, and international visitors each year.
Faculties, Schools, and an Institute
Harvard University is made up of 11 principal academic units – ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The ten faculties oversee schools and divisions that offer courses and award academic degrees.
Undergraduate Cost And Financial Aid
Families with students on scholarship pay an average of $12,000 annually toward the cost of a Harvard education. More than 55 percent of Harvard College students receive scholarship aid, and the average grant this year is $50,000.
Since 2007, Harvard’s investment in financial aid has climbed by more than 75 percent, from $96.6 million to $170 million per year.
During the 2012-2013 academic year, students from families with incomes below $65,000, and with assets typical for that income level, will generally pay nothing toward the cost of attending Harvard College. Families with incomes between $65,000 and $150,000 will contribute from 0 to 10 percent of income, depending on individual circumstances. Significant financial aid also is available for families above those income ranges.
Harvard College launched a net price calculator into which applicants and their families can enter their financial data to estimate the net price they will be expected to pay for a year at Harvard. Please use the calculator to estimate the net cost of attendance.
The total 2016-2017 cost of attending Harvard College without financial aid is $43,280 for tuition and $63,025 for tuition, room, board, and fees combined.
The title of University Professor was created in 1935 to honor individuals whose groundbreaking work crosses the boundaries of multiple disciplines, allowing them to pursue research at any of Harvard’s Schools. View the list of University Professors.
Harvard University President
Drew Gilpin Faust is the 28th president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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