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Harvard Cambridge Campus
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  • For nearly four centuries, people have come to Harvard in the pursuit of truth

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campus Map IconMassachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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Harvard Longwood Campus
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campus Map Icon677 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Harvard Allston Campus
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  • Harvard owns more land in Boston than in Cambridge
  • University’s footprint in the Allston neighborhood has rapidly expanded

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campus Map Icon150 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02134 US
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Q:   Is on-campus housing available in Harvard University?

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Yes, Harvard University offers on-campus housing opportunities to their students, that too in affordable prices. Harvard has 12 houses available on campus, which can accommodate about 350-500 students. Under the Harvard’s House system,  first-year students get to ive in dorms with shared suites adjacent to Harvard Yard and eat meals in Annenberg Hall. For graduate students, the university has Harvard University Housing, also known ad Harvard-owned apartments.

 

Q:   What is the cost of living in Harvard University for international students?

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Harvard University is considered to be an affordable study destination for native as well as international students. Also, Harvard is very generous and even offers 100% need-based scholarships for students in need. On a usual basis, the Harvard University cost of living sums upto about 17L - 21L for Indian students.
Refer to the table below for the breakdown of 2023-2024 Harvard University cost of attendance:
ParticularsCost of AttendanceCost in INR
FeesUSD 4,807INR 3L
HousingUSD 12,424INR 1L
FoodUSD 7,950INR 6L
Subtotal - billed costsUSD 17,231INR 10L
Estimated personal expensesUSD 2,500INR 2L
Estimated booksUSD 1,000INR 83K
Estimated transportation costsUSD 0-USD 4,500INR 3.7L
Total billed and unbilled costsUSD 20,731-USD 25,231INR 17L - 21L
Conversion Used: 1 USD = INR 83.21
 

Q:   Is it mandatory to live on-campus all 4 years at Harvard?

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No, Harvard does not mandate the students to reside on-campus for all four years of their college life. However, students must live in the Harvard housing for their first-year at the university. It is noteworthy that only a certain number of students choose to live off-campus their following years. Most students and alumni consider the House system one of the hallmarks of their Harvard experiences.

 

Q:   How many international students are in Harvard?

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Harvard is home to a total of 25,266 undergraduate and graduate students. As of Fall 2023, the Harvard University international student headcount stands at 6,713 and they contribute 26.8% to the total student population of the university. For the Class of 2027, the university admitted only 1,966 students out of the 56,937 applications received.

ParticularsStatistics
Total Enrollment25,266
International Students6,713 (26.8%)
Nationalities Represented140
 

Q:   How many campuses does Harvard University have?

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Harvard University operates on three main campuses in Cambridge, Allston, and Boston. The Harvard University campus life is very enriching, vibrant and welcoming. Some of the facilities offered to students are athletic facilities, computer accounts and facilities, libraries and museums, on-campus housing and dining services. Students can also choose to join the chorus or orchestra, explore Boston and Cambridge, attend lectures and workshops, or participate in intramurals.

 
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