Haverford College is one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the United States devoted to providing a liberal arts education in the broadest sense.

The College’s education, based on a rich academic curriculum at its core, is distinguished by a commitment to excellence and a concern for individual growth.

Haverford has chosen to remain small and to foster close student/faculty relationships to achieve these objectives.

The full resources of the College, in and out of the classroom, are designed to promote the intellectual and personal growth of students. Preparing students for life and leadership in a complex, multicultural world is at the core of the College’s mission.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Haverford, Pennsylvania
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 24%
  • Average ACT range: 30-33
  • Average SAT range: 2030-2300 (with writing included)
  • Test optional?: No
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Anthropology; Archaeology; Architecture; Art History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Geology; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Mathematics; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Studies
  • Full list of majors available: ttps://www.haverford.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs


  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $61,784


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Fencing; Women's Fencing; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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