About the School
Founded in 1636, Harvard University is a private Ivy League university with an endowment over $40 billion. It is the oldest institution of higher education in New England. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, its 5,706-acre urban campus is just 3 miles outside Boston. Enrollment is approximately 6,500 undergraduate and 14,000 graduate students. It has an acceptance rate of less than 5%. Harvard University has a Catholic Center located just outside campus near St. Paul’s Parish, as well as a Thomistic Institute chapter and FOCUS ministry.