Haverford College is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Haverford, PA, less than an hour from Philadelphia.
Founded in 1833, the institution currently enrolls around 1,307 students a year, including 1,307 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $503,436,957. The school spends $27,097 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 18%
Mean ACT score: 33
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: April 1
Admission to Haverford College is extremely difficult. The acceptance rate at Haverford College is 18 percent.
The mean ACT scores is 33.
In 2021, 1,331 applicants were waitlisted and 21 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Haverford College, around 88 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 338 students who started at Haverford College as first-time freshman, 287 graduate within four years.
Haverford College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 93 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 60 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $14,200 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by April 1.
Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. Or, visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about Haverford College and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Haverford College is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Haverford College is Mar 31.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Haverford College is 33. Students with an ACT score of 34 and above have a good chance of getting into Haverford College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 32 and 34 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 32 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Haverford College is like? There are approximately 1,317 students enrolled at Haverford College. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 14% percent are from PA and 86% percent of students are from other states.
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