Haverford College

Haverford College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Haverford College Ranked?

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2022 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 275 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is biology studies.

Overall Quality

Haverford is ranked #36 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 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 #52 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Haverford is also ranked #4 out of 134 schools in Pennsylvania.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Haverford?

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 74% 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 670 and 750. Math scores were between 690 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Haverford College  ( 670 to 750 )

SAT Math Scores for Haverford College  ( 690 to 770 )
Haverford received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 32 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Haverford College  ( 32 to 35 )

Learn more about Haverford College admissions.

Haverford College Faculty

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 91%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  91 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Haverford College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Haverford College has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. 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  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Haverford the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 88%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  88 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Haverford College.

Haverford College Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Haverford is $22,991. 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 +
$6,582 $6,498 $8,516 $17,032 $46,769

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 13% of students took out student loans averaging $6,922 a year. That adds up to $27,688 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Haverford make around $60,700 per year during the early years of their employment. 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.


See which majors at Haverford College make the most money.

Location of Haverford College

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
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
Economics 38 $64,493
General Biology 33 $35,060
Political Science & Government 28 $48,849
Computer Information Systems 27 NA
General Psychology 26 NA
Mathematics 25 NA
Chemistry 25 NA
Anthropology 24 NA
General English Literature 20 $29,685
Physics 19 NA

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

Learn more about online learning at Haverford College.

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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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