Haverford attracts intellectually curious, independent learners who value honesty, collaboration, and above all, new ways of seeing and improving the world.
As you perform real-world research and immerse yourself in hands-on learning, you'll work side-by-side with professors who are at the top of their fields.
Our mascot—the Black Squirrel—has a genetic adaptation that gives it a bold, black coat. Join our distinctive community and stand out from the pack with your fellow Haverfordians.
After moving into their dorms, the Class of 2020 began their first-year experience with a five-day orientation program. The Class of 2020 is Haverford’s largest ever, with 351 members, but it was also the most selective—thanks to a record number of applications and the lowest admit rate in the College’s history.