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Haverford College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Haverford College Ranked?

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2021 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 37 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Haverford as #52 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Haverford held the #67 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 123 colleges in Pennsylvania, Haverford is ranked at #6.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Haverford?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 20%, Haverford is one of the most selective schools in the country. Good grades and high test scores alone may not be enough to get you into the school, so do your best to submit a stellar application.

Average Test Scores

About 59% 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 700 and 760. Math scores were between 690 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Haverford College  ( 700 to 760 )
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SAT Math Scores for Haverford College  ( 690 to 770 )
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Haverford received ACT scores from 52% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 31 and 34.

ACT Composite Scores for Haverford College  ( 31 to 34 )
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Haverford College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Haverford it is much better at 8 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Haverford College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Haverford College has a freshmen retention rate of 97%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  97 out of 100
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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 85%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  85 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at Haverford

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,296 undergraduates at Haverford with 1,294 being full-time and 2 being part-time.

Haverford Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 98.92 out of 100, Haverford is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  98.92 out of 100
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How Much Does Haverford College Cost?

The overall average net price of Haverford is $28,799. 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 +
$15,184 $11,048 $14,178 $26,749 $47,046

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Haverford, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $5,356 a year. That adds up to $21,424 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Haverford is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Haverford Graduates Make?

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 $60,700 in their early years. This is good news for future Haverford graduates since it is 53% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Haverford College make the most money.

Location of Haverford College

Located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, Haverford College is a private not-for-profit institution. Haverford is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Haverford College

Contact details for Haverford are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041-1392
Phone: 610-896-1000
Website: https://www.haverford.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/haverfordcollege
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/haverfordedu

Haverford College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Political Science & Government 40 NA
Economics 35 NA
General Biology 29 NA
Chemistry 29 NA
General Psychology 24 NA
Computer Information Systems 23 NA
General English Literature 22 NA
Mathematics 20 NA
History 15 NA
Physics 13 NA

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

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