Haverford College

Academic Highlights

  • Students can choose from 40 majors and 21 areas of concentration. View full list here.

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1. 

  • 40% of faculty live on campus.

  • Haverford is one of the very few institutions at which every student will produce a thesis or project during their senior year. This capstone academic experience offers students the chance to develop and execute their own original scholarly work. 

  • Students can receive up to $10,000 in research support through Haverford's academic centers: The Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, The Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, and The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship. 

  • Through the Quaker Consortium, students are allowed to take courses at participating neighboring colleges: Bryn Mawr College, Swarthmore College, and the University of Pennsylvania. 

  • Advising is available to students interested in pre-law or pre-health.

  • 40% of students study abroad at some point during their 4 years. 

  • Haverford graduates are engaging with the world in an extraordinary variety of ways. Check out our Beyond Haverford site to learn more.