Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1636 as Harvard College and named for its first benefactor, the Puritan clergyman John Harvard,... Wikipedia

  • Former names:  Harvard College
  • Motto:  Veritas (Latin)
  • Motto (English):  Truth
  • Type:  Private research university
  • Established:  1636
  • Founder:  Massachusetts General Court
  • Academic affiliations:  AAU, NAICU, AICUM, URA, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $53.2 billion (2021)
  • President:  Lawrence Bacow
  • Provost:  Alan Garber
  • Academic staff:  ~2,400 faculty members (and >10,400 academic appointments in affiliated teaching hospitals)
  • Students:  19,218 (Fall 2020)
  • Undergraduates:  5,222 (Fall 2020)
  • Postgraduates:  13,996 (Fall 2020)
  • Campus:  Urban, 209 acres
  • Language:  Mostly English
  • Newspaper:  The Harvard Crimson
  • Colors:  Harvard Crimson
  • Mascot:  John Harvard
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo