Harvard University is the oldest in the United States. Harvard University in American Cambridge - the most famous and prestigious educational institution of the country. He annually leads the national ratings, is a university of international importance. In the top 10 prestigious universities abroadhe is in second place. In the US, Harvard is part of the Ivy League.
The University has been working since 1636. Modern Harvard is more than 350-year-old educational traditions, openness to innovations, orientation to development and technological, academic improvement. Among the teachers (acting and former), there are 44 Nobel Prize laureates. Teaching in the university is conducted by experienced teachers. Each of them has more than one year of practical activity in a particular field.
Short information. Standard four-year course of basic higher education in one of the sought after specialties.
About the program. The undergraduate program is offered by most Harvard faculties. Students often choose the directions of social and human sciences, biology, engineering. Less popular are IT, accurate, natural sciences.
Harvard studies in bachelor's degree are traditionally for the American education system. The programs provide for the study of a large number of general educational subjects. Specialization usually begins with the second semester of the 2nd course. In general, studies at the baccalaureate include the study of 50% of core core disciplines, 25% - profile additional specialization and 25% - humanitarian general education.
Students' age: 18+
Start dates: annually.
Requirements for enrollment: certificate, statement (For 4 years), SAT Reasoning Test (from 2070) or analogue, SAT Subject Test, 2 recommendations from the teachers of the school, knowledge of English at the level corresponding to TOEFL 109, motivation letter, essay, confirmation of sporting achievements, creative portfolio (if available ).
The result of training: obtaining a specialty in demand in the world, a large career prospects in the USA.
Cost: of $ 56000 per year.
Short information. Postgraduate program, designed for 2-3 years of study, depending on the specialization.
About the program. Master's degree in Harvard can be obtained at the faculties: sciences and arts, medicine, jurisprudence. Also specialists of this level prepare:
Masters programs differ from Bachelor's in narrow specialization, practical orientation.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: annually.
Requirements for admission: A diploma of higher education with a high average score, 2 academic recommendations, IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (TOEFL ibt 109), motivation letter, resume, essay (articles, publications, etc.), GRE or GMAT results (according to the bachelor's degree).
The result of the training: great career prospects, the opportunity to improve in the academic or practical field of knowledge in accordance with the chosen direction, specialization.
The cost: of $ 70,000 per year.
Students live in comfortable residences on campus. First-year students are accommodated in hostels in the Harvard area. Sophomores live in 12 university homes. Each of them is a separate structure with its managers, a group of curator educators, rules of conduct and traditions. Each house has cozy rooms with private facilities, seating areas, a cinema screening hall, a student kitchen-dining room. Some buildings have their own sports grounds and theaters.
No food is provided. Students are offered self-service. Students can also eat on campus in cafeterias.
There is no time for students to get bored in their spare time. They offer a lot of entertainment and cognitive programs. Among the first - parties, discos, film screenings, theatrical evenings. Lovers of cognitive recreation are waiting for 10 museums located on the campus. Here students can get acquainted with mineralogical, geological, archeological, botanical, anatomical, technical collections collected over several centuries of university faculties.
Created on campus and all conditions for sports. Students can engage in football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, swimming, hockey, sailing, golf, lacrosse, squash, tennis, water polo, wrestling. Also available are archery, rowing, many types of martial arts, kendo, frisbee, figure skating, yoga.
The schedule for each course is compiled individually. The daily routine is also determined by the type of training. The main components of the Harvard University student day are academic studies or practice in laboratories, self-training, social events, recreation.
The Harvard Campus is a typical example of American architecture. Here, each house has its own history. The oldest building (1720) serves today as the administrative building of the university. The training blocks are equipped with modern classrooms. Each of them is equipped with computer, interactive equipment. In the research centers, laboratories were opened. Their material and technical base is considered one of the best in the United States. The library of the university has a huge amount of information resources in print and electronic form. Sports infrastructure is represented by athletic complexes and centers, a swimming pool, a multitude of sports grounds, courts and special zones. Also on campus there are cafeterias, a canteen, several shops. The university also has its own art galleries, museums, theaters, cinemas. On the campus there is even its own forest, a natural scientific laboratory of biology students.