Harvard-universiteit

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Harvard-universiteit is 'n private navorsingsuniversiteit in Cambridge, Massachusetts in die Verenigde State. Die universiteit het ongeveer 6 000 voorgraadse en ongeveer 15 250 nagraadse studente. Harvard is in 1636 gestig en is vernoem na sy eerste weldoener, leraar John Harvard. Die universiteit is die Verenigde State se oudste instansie van hoër onderwys,[1] en sy geskiedenis, invloed, en rykdom maak dit een van die wêreld se gesogste universiteite.[2]

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  1. (1961) The American College and University. University of Georgia Press. p. 3. ISBN 0-8203-1285-1. 
  2. (2001) Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University. Oxford University Press. p. 463–481. ISBN 0-19-514457-0. “Harvard's professional schools... won world prestige of a sort rarely seen among social institutions. (...) Harvard's age, wealth, quality, and prestige may well shield it from any conceivable vicissitudes.” 
    • Spaulding, Christina (1989). “Sexual Shakedown”, How Harvard Rules: Reason in the Service of Empire. South End Press. p. 326–336. ISBN 0-89608-284-9. “... [Harvard's] tremendous institutional power and prestige (...) Within the nation's (arguably) most prestigious institution of higher learning ...” 
    • David Altaner (March 9, 2011). “Harvard, MIT Ranked Most Prestigious Universities, Study Reports”. Bloomberg. URL besoek op March 1, 2012.
    • (1986) Collier's Encyclopedia. Macmillan Educational Co.. “Harvard University, one of the world's most prestigious institutions of higher learning, was founded in Massachusetts in 1636.” 
    • Newport, Frank. “Harvard Number One University in Eyes of Public Stanford and Yale in second place”. Gallup.
    • ARWU – Harvard University”. Shanghai Ranking Consultancy: 2015. URL besoek op September 3, 2015.
    • "The Week in Review: Harvard Ends Early Admissions and Guess Who Wins". The New York Times. September 17, 2006. The most prestigious college in the world, of course, is Harvard, and the gap between it and every other university is often underestimated.