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Haverford College Data & Information Overview

337 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
18% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Haverford College Ranked?

#177 Best Colleges in Nation
#13 Best Colleges in PA
General Psychology Highest Ranked Major
Quality Badge

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Haverford College was awarded 337 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general psychology.

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Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Haverford is ranked #177 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 109 colleges in Pennsylvania, Haverford is ranked at #13.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Haverford?

18% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Even if you have the best grades and high test scores, that may not be enough to get into Haverford since the school has one of the most selective in the country. Its acceptance rate is a mere 18%, so there's no shame if you don't get in. Be sure to apply to other schools just in case.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to Haverford submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 710 and 760. Math scores were between 710 and 780.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Haverford College  ( 710 to 760 )

SAT Math Scores for Haverford College  ( 710 to 780 )
Haverford received ACT scores from 21% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Haverford College  ( 33 to 35 )

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Haverford College Faculty

8 to 1 Student to Faculty
89% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Haverford is an impressive 8 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Haverford College is 89%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  89 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Haverford College

94% Freshmen Retention
83% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 94% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Haverford College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  94 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Haverford for first-time, full-time students is 83%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  83 out of 100

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Haverford College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,298 Full-Time Undergraduates
35.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
53.9% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,307 undergraduates at Haverford with 1,298 being full-time and 9 being part-time.

How Much Does Haverford College Cost?

$25,789 Net Price
16% Take Out Loans
$35,816 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Haverford is $25,789. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Haverford

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,357 $9,272 $17,402 $23,492 $48,841

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Haverford, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Haverford, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $8,954 a year. That adds up to $35,816 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Haverford Graduates Make?

$69,192 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Haverford with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $69,192 in their early years. This is good news for future Haverford graduates since it is 63% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Haverford College

Pennsylvania State
1,298 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Haverford College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Haverford, Pennsylvania. Haverford is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Haverford are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041-1392
Phone: 610-896-1000

Haverford College Majors

35 Majors With Completions
358 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Chemistry 34 NA
Political Science & Government 33 $41,162
Mathematics 31 NA
Computer Information Systems 31 NA
Economics 31 $60,876
General Biology 28 $35,410
General Psychology 27 $37,952
General English Literature 22 NA
Physics 19 NA
Anthropology 15 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Haverford College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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