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.
“I never understood what a 'life-changing' experience was until I went to Rome. I walked in with eyes half-lidded and walked out with a new respect for the beauty of the world and its infinite complexities.” – Zakery Oglesby '17
Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.