Haverford

Haverford College

370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    6
  • Previously Enrolled
    26

Overview of Haverford College (Haverford)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,296
    • Men:623 Men (48.1%)
    • Women:673 Women (51.9%)

Location

Admission Information (Haverford)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Haverford College is most difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
370 Lancaster Avenue
City, State, Zip
Haverford, PA 19041-1392
Phone
(610) 896-1350
Fax
(610) 896-1338
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 1 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
20% of 4,408 applicants were admitted
Women
20% of 2,419 applicants were admitted
Men
20% of 1,989 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
356 (40%) of 884 admitted students enrolled
Women
190 (38%) of 494 admitted students enrolled
Men
166 (43%) of 390 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
740 average |690-770 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
70%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
2%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
80%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
1%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
33 average |31-34 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
89%
• Score 24 - 29
11%
• Score 18 - 23
0%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Haverford)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $52,754 (73.91%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,958 (22.36%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,194 (1.67%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,468 (2.06%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Haverford College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On or about March 25
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003274
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
199 (57.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
166 (83.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
166 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
166 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$49,905
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 166 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $46,673
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 156 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,912
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 26 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
663 (51.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
609 (91.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
609 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
609 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$51,271
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 609 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,895
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 572 (93.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,418
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 56 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
23%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,000
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Haverford)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


137

Part-Time Faculty


28

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


82%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,332,125
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
300
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Haverford College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


97.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


87.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


90.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


93.0%

Programs & Majors (Haverford)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • 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

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Physical sciences, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, city planning with University of Pennsylvania

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (Haverford)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    48,498

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Philadelphia

    Campus Size


    216 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
    Rain
    117 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
    Nearest Train Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    98% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    2%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Fords, black squirrels, red wave
    School Colors
    Red and black

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Fencing
    Field Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Squash
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Fencing
    Field Hockey
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Softball
    Squash
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Haverford College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, volunteer programs, student government, choral groups, multicultural groups, orientation team/residential life leaders

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,294

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,296
    Women
    673
    Men
    623

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 13.2% Asian
    • 7.6% Black/African-American
    • 10.5% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 62.6% White
    • 3.3% Unknown

    International Students


    9.3% from 39 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources (Haverford)

    Study resources