Haverford College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, which is a predominantly suburban area. Enrollment at Haverford College is nearly 1,200 yearly.
Students can select from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- English Language And Literature
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Social Sciences
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Most students admitted to this school have an SAT score in a range of 1960 to 2260, or an ACT composite score between 30 to 33. Only 25% of applicants are accepted to the school due to the large number of applicants and the intense competition for the limited enrollment spaces available.
The cost of tuition is approximately $46,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. Housing is available for students and costs about $8,000 each year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Haverford College "Fords" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Fencing (NCAA Division III)
Students may visit the website to see a complete list of areas of study, admissions information, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Haverford College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- AP Course Credits
Haverford College has a total student population of about 1,200. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 28% graduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $49,000-$58,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,500-$1,800 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||59%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||50%||$43,170|
|Receiving Student Loans||23%||$6,283|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Haverford College may provide student services like:
- Counseling assistance
- Assistance to find work
With a high graduation rate of around 93%, Haverford College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||91%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.3%|
Haverford College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Centennial Conference)
- Basketball (Centennial Conference)
- Track and Field (Centennial Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Other Sports
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Haverford College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Rutgers University - Camden in Camden, NJ (11 miles away)
- Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in Cheyney, PA (13 miles away)
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- Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Kutztown, PA (43 miles away)
- The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Galloway, NJ (54 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Haverford College for official up-to-date information.