Harvard was founded in 1636, making it the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It was originally called "New College," but was renamed Harvard College after John Harvard.
#1 THE NEW COLLEGE
Harvard has the most US presidents as alumni. President Adams, Quincy Adams, T Roosevelt, F. Roosevelt, and Kennedy all received their UG degrees from the university.
#2 MOST NUMBER OF US PRESIDENTS
Harvard holds a record number of honors and awards with 161 Nobel Laureates, 23 heads of state, and 132 Pulitzer Prize winners.
#3MOST NUMBER OF NOBLE PRIZE WINNERS
Harvard has 79 libraries, the main and largest one is known as the Widener Memorial Library. It is home to about 3.5 million works in over 100 languages, and 92 kilometres of shelves across ten levels.
#4 LARGEST LIBRARY
Harvard has a no-filming policy. Commercial filming on university grounds is banned at Harvard since 1970.