Haverford College Rankings

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In the World#1259 of 14178
In North America#393 of 2629
In the United States#355 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#16 of 155
In Haverford#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
16%
Average SAT
1460
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$22,837 /y
Aid receiving
52%
Undergraduates
1,317
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Haverford College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate16%17%16%
Applicants4,9632,2112,752
Admissions810367443
Freshmen enrolled full time363159204

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
248 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1380
or below

75% of them
had 1540
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Haverford College are 1380-1540 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
156 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 32
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Haverford College are 32-34 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White691 (52%)
Nonresident Alien155 (12%)
Asian155 (12%)
Hispanic117 (9%)
Two or more races88 (7%)
Black or African American78 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown32 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,837/year
Average aid awarded
$51,065
Students receiving aid
52%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$6,582
$30-48K$6,498
$48-75K$8,516
$75-110K$17,032
$110K+$46,769

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$56,200
Tuition in-state$56,200
Tuition out-of-state$56,200
Fee in-district$498
Fee in-state$498
Fee out-of-state$498

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,342
Combined charge for room and board$16,770
Room charge$9,790
Meal charge$6,980

Haverford College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Political Science and Government, General38
Economics, General34
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Chemistry, General29
Psychology, General24
Computer and Information Sciences, General23
English Language and Literature, General22
Mathematics, General15
History, General14
Anthropology12
Physics, General9
Sociology9
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning9
Comparative Literature7
Visual and Performing Arts, General6
Linguistics5
International & Global Studies5
Religion & Religious Studies4
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4
Geology & Earth Science, General4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Astronomy3
Astrophysics2
Spanish Language and Literature2
French Language and Literature2
Philosophy2
Music, General1
German Language and Literature1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1
Environmental Studies1
Archeology1
Russian Language and Literature1
Grand Total322
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate90%86%92%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,278
Citations
163,348

Publication count by topic

Physics
648
Psychology
280
Chemistry
259
Biology
240
Mathematics
215
Sociology
196
Computer science
189
History
178
Art
144
Medicine
137
Political science
135
Philosophy
97
Economics
95
Materials science
64
Engineering
26
Environmental science
23
Business
23
Geography
17
Geology
12

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics36588,540
History508499
Sociology7863,461
Philosophy811203
Political science9511,137
Psychology96013,429
Art106273
Mathematics13514,791
Economics13591,668
Biology141414,355
Environmental science16561,385
Business16821,006
Medicine17195,591
Computer science17463,541
Chemistry18816,822
Materials science21062,838
Geography2220300
Geology2315192
Engineering2329718

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199032594
199129609
199231594
199337737
199437629
199543756
199636725
199731870
199843976
1999341075
2000451176
2001491216
2002591596
2003601809
2004512040
2005532254
2006562368
2007612360
2008772662
2009983130
20101083691
20111155174
2012935390
20131147837
201413311125
201512513099
201613012916
201713512691
201813514662
201914814628
202014014858

General info

Founded1833
WikipediaHaverford College
MottoNon doctior, sed meliore doctrina imbutus
Not more learned, but steeped in a higher learning
Colorsscarlet, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff614
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford, Pennsylvania, 19041-1392
United States
City population6,000
Phone6108961000
Fax+1 (610) 896 1224

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