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Tuition

$45,426

$48,426

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 830
Declined + 2,796
Total Received 3,626
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1  :  8

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Political Science
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School Facts

Haverford College, founded in 1833, is a private institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in Haverford, 10 miles from downtown Philadelphia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,205
Established in 1833
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Codes

SAT 2289
ACT 3590

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Private (nonprofit)

1,205

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
700-800
55%
600-699
37%
500-599
8%
700-800
60%
600-699
34%
500-599
6%
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Fun Facts

  • Haverford College boasts the only varsity cricket team in the nation, but the Fords find plenty of opposition from other colleges and clubs in both the fall and spring season.

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Haverford, PA

200-acre, suburban campus in Haverford (population: 48,491), 10 miles from downtown Philadelphia. Major airport, bus, and train serve Philadelphia. School operates transportation to Bryn Mawr Coll and Swarthmore Coll. Public transportation serves campus.

Haverford College
370 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041-1392

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
92%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
53%
600-699
39%
500-599
8%
700-800
55%
600-699
37%
500-599
8%
700-800
60%
600-699
34%
500-599
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 830
Declined + 2,796
Total Received 3,626

Admissions Contact

Jess Lord
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 610 896-1350
F: 610 896-1338
admission@haverford.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $45,018
Room $7,870
Board $5,940
Additional fees $408
Total $59,236
Average Financial Aid - $40,321
Total with Avg. Aid $18,915

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,321

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $942,369
State $173,186
Institutional $21,617,698
Other external $539,684
Total $23,272,937

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cricket
cross-country
fencing
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
squash
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Centennial Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Fords
School colors
black and scarlet
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Archaeology
Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Classical Civilization
Classical Languages
Comparative Literature
Computer Information/Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
English
Fine Arts
French
Geology
German
Greek/Latin
Growth/Structure of Cities
History
History of Art
Italian
Linguistics
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Romance Languages
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Visual Arts/Performing Arts
Visual/Performing Arts
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Undergraduate

100%

1,205
students

Female
53%
638

Male
47%
567

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

%

1,205
students

Female
53%
638

Male
47%
567

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

11%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 31

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
India
Pakistan
South Africa
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Joseph Coish
Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
610 896-1081
jcoish@haverford.edu

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