Study at Harvard

Experience what it’s like to study and live at our nation’s top university.

Join a vibrant community of students from around the globe for a summer you’ll never forget.

  • Open-enrollment courses for college and adult students
  • Selective program for high school students
  • A faculty of Harvard professors and visiting scholars
  • Access to libraries, museums, and labs

Choose your study path below

  • Earn credit toward your degree

    Experience the Harvard classroom
    • 300 courses to satisfy degree requirements and intellectual aspirations
    • 60 subjects, including biology, chemistry, economics, and psychology
    • Undergraduate and graduate credit, and noncredit options
    • On-campus housing in a vibrant college city

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    Study abroad with Harvard
    • 27 programs designed and led by Harvard faculty spanning 5-10 weeks
    • Subjects include archaeology, biology, economics, and film studies
    • Field trips and excursions provide unique opportunities for cultural immersion

    Find a program >

  • Enhance your résumé or explore a passion

    Experience the Harvard classroom
    • 300 courses to accelerate your professional and intellectual pursuits
    • 60 subjects, including management and environmental studies
    • Daytime, evening, and online courses
    • A vibrant, international community of faculty and students

    Browse courses and register >

  • Experience college life at Harvard

    In the Secondary School Program (SSP), high school students can:
    • Take Harvard College courses, including biology, economics, and psychology
    • Prepare for college through workshops and panels
    • Live in Harvard dorms and experience campus life
    • Make new friends from around the world

    Learn more about the SSP >