At a time of conflict and divide, the College is working to bring students, faculty, and staff together to support one another and engage these important issues through peaceful and constructive dialogue.
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.
The following message from President Wendy Raymond was sent to the College community on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023.
In this class led by Associate Professor and Chair of Classics Matthew Farmer, students put their knowledge of Greek to use exploring interpretive questions in literature and cultural history.
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!