Applying to Harvard

Choosing Harvard

Harvard students have access to courses, research institutes, and faculty mentors from all parts of Harvard. With world-renowned faculty, state-of-the-art resources, and individualized instruction, it’s the perfect place to pursue your academic interests. There are thousands of courses taught by esteemed faculty members and augmented by Harvard’s unparalleled libraries and resources. You may also extend your learning with courses at Harvard’s graduate schools, in Indian Country, and abroad. The Native Americans in the 21st Century: Nation Building II course addresses current issues facing Native & Indigenous nations or organizations and requires students to work directly with a client to conduct research or provide scholarly support to a local project. Students are encouraged to explore the full range of Harvard’s curriculum while enjoying a rich social and extracurricular life. In addition to coursework and activities sponsored by the Harvard University Native American Program, campus life boasts more than 400 diverse student organizations—five of which are HUNAP partners—and 42 Varsity sports, as well as the excitement and culture that New England has to offer.

Applying to Harvard

The University seeks promising students who will contribute to the Harvard community during their college years, and to society throughout their lives. While academic accomplishment is important, the Admissions Committee considers many other factors—strong personal qualities, special talents or excellences of all kinds, perspectives formed by unusual personal circumstances, and the ability to take advantage of available resources and opportunities.

To apply to Harvard College or to any of the graduate schools, you must visit the Harvard University Admissions & Aid website. HUNAP cannot accept applications for admission.

If you have questions about Native student life or academics, please feel free to call or email us to be contacted by a HUNAP staff member or student. You can also check out our blog for interviews featuring Native students and Alumni. Of course, you can also stop by our office if you are local!