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Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Dr
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette,
Boston, MA 02111

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
250 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy
Cambridge, MA 02141

Holiday Inn Brookline
1200 Beacon St
Brookline, MA, 02446

The Inn At Harvard
1201 Massachusetts Ave Harva
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Harvard Square Hotel
110 Mt Auburn St Harvard
Cambridge, MA, 02138

The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Irving House At Harvard
24 Irving St
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Bed & Breakfast In Cambridge
1657 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA, 02138

Harding House
288 Harvard St
Cambridge, MA, 02139

Mary Prentiss Inn
6 Prentiss St
Cambridge, MA, 02140

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Boston - Cambridge
400 Soldiers Field Rd
Boston, MA, 02134

Days Hotel Boston/Cambridge
1234 Soldiers Field Rd
Boston, MA, 02135

Best Western Hotel Tria
220 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Cambridge, MA, 02138

The Kendall Hotel
350 Main Street
Cambridge, MA, 02142

Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center Broadway
Cambridge, MA, 02142

Residence Inn By Marriott Boston Cambridge Center
6 Cambridge Ctr
Cambridge, MA, 02142

Hampton Inn Boston Cambridge
191 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy
Cambridge, MA, 02141

Homewood Suites Ltd Arlington
1 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA, 02474

Hotel Marlowe A Kimpton Hotel
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA, 02141

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About Harvard University

Overview/History
Harvard University is a private Ivy League school that is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was first established in 1636, which makes it the oldest college in America. The school was named after John Harvard, who was an English minister. John Harvard is also credited as being the benefactor of Harvard University. Barack Obama, Jeremy Lin and Al Gore are among the famous people who have graduated from Harvard University.

Programs of study
Harvard University offers undergraduate degrees in business, nursing, fine arts, public health, education, pre-dental, pre-medicine and engineering. Students also have the option of earning their master’s degree or doctorate degree at Harvard. Medicine, dentistry, business, engineering, public health, law, and fine arts are some of the graduate degree programs that are available at this university.

Selectivity
Harvard University is known for being one of the most selective schools in America. It is estimated that only six to eight percent of the students who apply to Harvard get accepted. The students who do get accepted usually have a GPA that is near 4.0 and very high SAT or ACT scores. Additionally, being a well-rounded student who is involved in numerous activities at school will increase one’s chances of getting accepted into Harvard.

Awards/Recognition
Harvard has received a lot of recognition over the years, and it frequently makes the list of best colleges in America. In 2011, Harvard was named one of the best universities in the world by the United States News and Report. It has also tied with Stanford University for second place on Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 

Athletics
Harvard has 41 intercollegiate sports. Unlike many other colleges, Harvard does not offer athletic scholarships. Yale is Harvard’s biggest rival in every sport. Baseball, fencing, basketball, field hockey , golf, football and soccer are some of the sports that are offered at Harvard.

Other interesting facts about Harvard
Harvard has a reputation for producing outstanding graduates. Sixty-two of the billionaires in the world have graduated from Harvard. This is more than any other college in the country. Harvard is also home to Harvard University Library. Harvard University Library was first established in 1638, and it has the third largest library collection in the United States with over 16.25 million volumes. Seventy-five of the people who have won the Nobel Prize have graduated from Harvard.