Haverford College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267-284-5000) http://www.msche.org/. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The College was re-accredited in 2010, completed the Periodic Review Report in 2015, and submitted a follow-up report in 2017. The next self-study process began in 2018 and will conclude in 2020.
Middle States is not a government agency; it is a voluntary, peer-based membership association. This group sets standards and makes decisions about accreditation. Institutions are re-accredited through a process of self-study followed by a site visit.
Haverford College is authorized to award degrees by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
All inquiries concerning the accreditation of Haverford College can be directed to:
- Catherine Fennell, Director of Institutional Research
- Richard Freedman, Associate Provost for Curricular Development and Support, John C. Whitehead Professor of Music
- Jesse Lytle, Vice President and Chief of Staff