Explore Haverford



  • 87% of the students are from outside the state of Pennsylvania. 
  • 9% of the students are from outside the US.
  • The Office of Multicultural Affairs is dedicated to implementing programs that enhance community life at Haverford. 
  • The Multicultural Center (or MCC) hosts events for students throughout the academic year.

Haverford College


  • Haverford is a coeducational, liberal arts college located 8 miles west of the center city of Philadelphia. Map.
  • Haverford enrolls approximately 1,135 undergraduate students. 
  • Haverford has recently adopted a policy of replacing loans in a financial aid package with additional college grants, helping to make Haverford more affordable than ever while unburdening Haverford graduates of debt.

Socio-economic Diversity

  • 16% of students who applied for financial aid at Haverford come from families who make less than $60,000 per year.
  • 14% of students at Haverford receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 12% of students in the Class of 2016 are the first member of their family to attend a four-year college. 


    Racial Diversity
    African American 9%
    Asian American 15%
    Caucasian 62%
    Hispanic 13%
    Native American <1%


    Gender Ratio
    Female 52%
    Male 48%

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        School Profile

        Campus Setting

        • Suburban 
        • Town population: 48,500


        • 1,198 undergraduates 
        • 323 freshmen


        • 23.3% applicants admitted 
        • 92% in top 10% of HS class 
        • SAT CR median score: 700 
        • SAT M median score: 700 
        • SAT W median score: 710