For his thesis, the chemistry major synthesized a new molecule for fellow students to use in the Scarrow lab.
Haverford attracts intellectually curious, independent learners who value honesty, collaboration, and above all, new ways of seeing and improving the world.
Our rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration, and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.
Haverford College offers state-of-the-art facilities within a 200-acre arboretum campus, located just minutes from Philadelphia.
Each application is treated personally and individually, with extraordinary care and attention to detail.
Living the HaverLife
At Haverford, we take a balanced approach to learning and extracurriculars. You can compete and challenge yourself at the highest level without sacrificing your identity as a student, scholar, and full community member.
At a Glance
students who complete a senior thesis
of students live on campus
tree to student ratio
miles from Philadelphia
(20 minutes by train)
The end is just the beginning of something amazing. Haverford alumni take their talents to elite graduate schools, marquee employers, and far-flung locations across the world.
News and updates from Haverford College.
Alex Rodriguez-Gomez ‘23 and Lily Sweeney ‘23 are working together in Lutnick Library to create digital and physical exhibits detailing the contemporary circumstances of the Lenape Nation.
The biology major is studying dolphins and the ecosystems they call home at the Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute in Spain.
Haverford hosts a huge array of events on campus, and the best part? Many events are open to the public and all events are free to students. That includes concerts, performances, lectures, author events, film premieres, and more!