"I truly believe, in this time of great political turmoil, that the arts can be one of the most effective agents for positive change. They can bring communities together into common spaces and create shared experiences, which can open up productive conversation about difficult issues in ways that otherwise might seem impossible." — Anna Russell '14.
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.
Sean Sloane—who retired after 21 years helming the men’s tennis team and both the women’s and men’s squash squads—has the accolades to back up his legendary status as an all-time great Haverford coach: a 214-144 all-time record with men’s tennis, 151 squash victories, all but one Centennial Conference Tournament appearance in the past 13 years, and two Middle States Coach of the Year awards from the U.S. Professional Tennis Association.