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Haverford College
Haverford, PA
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,268
   Women 655 (51.7%)
   Men 613 (48.3%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate 21% of 4,066 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 710 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 710 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 33 average
31-34 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $69,152
  Tuition and Fees $51,024
  Room and Board $15,466
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $49,928
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 125
Regular Class Size 2-9 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 Population 48,498
Nearest Metropolitan Area Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 99% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Fords, 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 Students 9.1% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning 97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 86.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 17.0%