Harvard's Schools and Departments

Harvard may conjure up images of ivy-covered walls and grassy quads. But with 11 schools, multiple allied institutions, and a presence in 16 countries, Harvard reaches well beyond the banks of the Charles River.

Our three campuses in the greater Boston area make up our primary locations.

The Cambridge Campus

Best known is our Cambridge campus, with its green spaces, walled gardens, intricate brick walkways, and landmark buildings. Nearby Harvard Square is a lively complement to the sophisticated urban setting. The Cambridge campus includes:

Many central administrative units that provide support across the University are also located in Cambridge, such as:

The Allston Campus

Just across the river is our expanding Allston campus. At its heart are the Harvard Business School, historic Harvard Stadium and the Harvard Innovation Labs.

In the coming years, Allston will also be home to new science and engineering facilities.

The Longwood Campus

A few miles further into Boston is the Longwood Campus, an international center for biomedical research and medical education that is home to:

To learn more about the work we’re doing at each school and department, visit the Our Mission and Culture page.