The mascot for Harvard University, as of 2014, is the pilgrim John Harvard. John Harvard was the first benefactor of the university. Harvard University's school color is crimson, which is also the name of its athletic teams.Continue Reading
Harvard University was founded in 1636, and it is the oldest university in the United States. Two years later, John Harvard left half his estate to the school. A statue of John Harvard stands in Harvard Yard.
In 1875, crimson won the popular vote of students as the representative color of Harvard, officially becoming the school color in 1910. As of 2014, Harvard University has 12 schools that grant degrees and over 20,000 students.Learn more about Colleges & Universities
Crimson is the official color of Harvard University. Harvard Business School provides a palette built off the crimson base to add energy, complexity and sophistication to designs involving the Harvard brand.Full Answer >
Harvard University, the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, is located in Cambridge, Mass. The main campus grounds intersect at Cambridge Street and Kirkland Street in the heart of the city.Full Answer >
The main campus of Harvard, known as Harvard Yard, is located in Cambridge, Mass., a city in Middlesex County across the Charles River from Boston. Other parts of the Ivy League school, however, are located throughout the Boston area.Full Answer >
Only 5.9 percent of applicants were accepted into Harvard in 2014. In order to be considered for admission, applicants must show that they are original and interesting, aside from having great GPA scores and high school advanced placement courses.Full Answer >