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Haverford students are defined by intellectual curiosity, a collaborative spirit, and a commitment to improving the world.

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Haverford College offers state-of-the-art facilities within a 200-acre arboretum campus, located just minutes from Philadelphia.

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Our Admission process is conducted as a comprehensive, holistic review in which each application is treated with extraordinary care and personal attention.

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No place trusts you more to forge your own academic path and contribute so meaningfully to the spirit and fabric of the campus community.

Why Haverford?


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Visit Haverford

We offer in-person campus tours in addition to our LIVE Virtual tours and virtual engagement opportunities.

Get to Know Us

Haverford’s Statement in Response to Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action

The following message was sent to Haverford students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, June 29.

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We are committed to making a Haverford education accessible and affordable.

With a $36 million annual aid budget, we meet the full demonstrated financial need of all admitted students–including international students, undocumented students, transfers, and students admitted from the waiting list.

Tuition & Aid

  • 49%

    of students receive some sort of financial aid

  • 44%

    of students received a college grant

  • $62,237

    average award of college grant

  • 49%

    of students receive some sort of financial aid

  • $62,237

    average award of college grant

Haverford is Test-Optional for All Students

All applicants have the opportunity to decide whether or not to submit their ACT or SAT scores as part of their applications.

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Our personal approach to your education begins during the admission process.


Jess Lord, Vice President & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, provides insight on the Admission process at Haverford College.

Meet our student fellows.

Current students can give you the best sense of the Haverford community. Please feel free to reach out to our student fellows if you have any questions about the academic or social environment on campus.

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    Mchamplin [at] Haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: Linguistics

    2023-24
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  • (She/her)
    Mkenig [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: History
    Minor: Spanish

    2023-24
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  • (he/him)
    klin1 [at] haverford.edu
    Senior Interviewer
    Major: Economics and Mathematics

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    rnovember [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Computer Science
    Minor: Political Science

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    rlozada [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Environmental Studies
    Concentration: Latin American, Iberian, and Latinx Studies

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    jhernande2 [at] haverford.edu
    Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: History

    2023-24
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  • (she/her/hers)
    pwen1 [at] haverford.edu
    Senior Interviewer
    Major: Mathematics and Cognitive Science

    2023-24
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  • (She/her/hers)
    akeneally [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: English at Haverford, Classical and Near Eastern Archeology at Bryn Mawr

    2023-24
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    mpyo [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Education and Sociology

    2023-24
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  • (he/him)
    bjgordon [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Political Science

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    alederman [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: History
    Minor: Health Studies and Spanish

    2023-24
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  • (he/him)
    rmontero [at] haverford.edu
    Senior Interviewer
    Major: Anthropology
    Minor: Health Studies

    2023-24
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    senior-interviewer
  • (he/him)
    embaker [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Physics and Mathematics

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    bkane [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Student Admission Advisory Committee (SAAC)
    Major: Anthropology and Education Studies

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    erisher [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Senior Interviewer, Student Admission Advisory Committee (SAAC), Senior Intern
    Major: Education Studies and Psychology
    Minor: Religion

    2023-24
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  • (she/her/hers)
    aykim [at] haverford.edu
    Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: Economics and Anthropology

    2023-24
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  • (She/her)
    Metheridge [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Student Admission Advisory Committee (SAAC)
    Major: Chemistry and Neuroscience

    2023-24
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  • (she/her/hers)
    qvo [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Chemistry
    Minor: Asian American Studies
    Concentration: Biochemistry

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    sesingh [at] haverford.edu
    Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: Psychology and Classical Languages

    2023-24
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  • (He/Him/His)
    hrao [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host, Senior Interviewer
    Major: Economics
    Concentration: Mathematical Economics

    2023-24
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    senior-interviewer
  • (she/her)
    semuobor [at] haverford.edu
    Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Health Studies

    2023-24
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  • (She/her)
    paryal [at] haverford.edu
    Senior Interviewer
    Major: Economics
    Minor: Sociology
    Concentration: Mathematical Economics

    2023-24
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    senior-interviewer
  • (She/her)
    fpando [at] haverford.edu
    Tour Guide/Host
    Major: Political Science at Haverford, Film and Media Studies at Swarthmore

    2023-24
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  • (she/her)
    rswong [at] haverford.edu
    Access and Diversity Initiatives Intern, Senior Interviewer
    Major: Philosophy
    Minor: Psychology

    2023-24
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The Class of 2027

Students hail from 34 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 28 Countries.

  • 6,393 applied
  • 12.9% rate of admission
  • 375 total enrolled
  • 52.5%Identify as people of color
    • 10% Black/African American
    • 12% Latino/a/e
    • 29.6% Asian/Asian American
  • 11% first generation to college
  • 20 QuestBridge matches

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a graduation cap reading oh the places you will go

Where do Haverford students go after graduation? Anywhere they want.


A liberal arts education is the best professional preparation. The skills, knowledge, and critical thinking you develop at Haverford can be applied to myriad fields and careers. As a Ford, you automatically stand out in the world, and are better able to inform, heal, and improve it.

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