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Haverford College

Haverford, PA

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Haverford College, founded in 1833, is a college of the liberal arts and sciences. Student conduct is regulated by an academic and social honor code, all examinations are self-scheduled and unproctored, and students serve on campus governance and policy-making committees. Its 200-acre campus is located in the village of Haverford, 30 miles from Philadelphia.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,268
   Women655 (51.7%)
   Men613 (48.3%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported


Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate21% of 4,066 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math710 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading710 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing710 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite33 average
31-34 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$69,152
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$49,928
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes


Haverford Population48,498
Nearest Metropolitan AreaPhiladelphia
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 99% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotFords, black squirrels, red wave


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.9% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
9.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.4% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students9.1% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning97.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.73 4.17 729 714 32
Low 2.70 3.20 550 660 26
High 4.00 5.00 800 760 36
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There are over 400 species of trees and shrubs on Haverford's 216-acre campus.

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