Haverford College

370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041-1392
Tel: (610)896-1000
Private not-for-profit | 1,205 students
Haverford is a coeducational undergraduate liberal arts college founded in 1833 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). While the College is not formally affiliated with any religious body today, the values of individual dignity, academic strength, and tolerance upon which it was founded remain central to its character.

School Overview:

Haverford College
CountyMontgomery County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
153 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,205 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,205 students1,434 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted23%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)650-760450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)660-760460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)670-760440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)29-3320-25

School Notes:

  • Haverford College offers an atmosphere of intellectual challenge, excitement, and growth in a close-knit community that is dedicated to encouraging humane values during the undergraduate years... and for a lifetime.
  • Although students choose Haverford because of its academic excellence, a sense of community participation informs the Haverford College experience both inside the classroom and out. Students work together through the arts and cultural activities, self-government and service programs, athletic programs, and day-to-day campus life.
  • Committed to providing a broad-based liberal arts education to its 1,168 students (546 men and 622 women), the college awards bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in the social sciences, humanities, life sciences and physical sciences. The college has approximately 111 full-time faculty members and a student-faculty ratio of approximately 10 to 1.
  • Originally landscaped by the English gardener William Carvill, the park-like 216-acre campus includes more than 400 species of trees and shrubs, a nature walk, and a duck pond. The varied architectural styles of campus buildings, representing more than 150 years of architectural evolution, give the campus a unique character and charm.
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