Haverford College

Haverford, PA

Haverford College

Haverford, PA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$58,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
68%
600-699
30%
500-599
2%
700-800
76%
600-699
22%
500-599
2%
30-36
95%
24-29
5%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 810
Declined 4,153
Total Received 4,963
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Private

1,317

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Haverford College, founded in 1833, is a private liberal arts institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in Haverford, 8 miles from downtown Philadelphia.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,317
Established in 1833
Coeducational Coeducational

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 train station and airport for spring/winter breaks and at beginning/end of semesters. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Haverford College
370 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford
19041-1392

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer Programs
  • Student government
  • Choral groups
  • Multicultural Groups
  • Orientation Team/Residential Life Leaders

Top Events

  • Haverfest/May Day
  • Snowball
  • Athletic Events Against Swarthmore

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
92%
Top 1/4
99%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
68%
600-699
30%
500-599
2%
700-800
76%
600-699
22%
500-599
2%
30-36
95%
24-29
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes

Extremely Selective

16%

acceptance rate

Accepted 810
Declined 4,153
Total Received 4,963

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $58,402
Room & board $17,066
Additional fees $498
Books & supplies $1,194
Other fees $1,468
Total $78,628
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Ice hockey, Sailing

Club Sports Women

Ice hockey, Sailing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African Studies
Anthropology
Archeology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Italian Language and Literature
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Study abroad
  • Air force ROTC

1,317

total students

14%

in-state

86%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,317
students

Female
53%
692

Male
47%
625

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,314
students

Female
53%
691

Male
47%
623

1%

3
students

Female
34%
1

Male
66%
2

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 83%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

13

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 31

Transfer difficulty

Most difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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