About Haverford College
On Campus Housing
Haverford College is a private university located in Haverford, PA. The university covers an area of 216 acres. It was in 1833 when the Haverford College was founded. The motto of the Haverford College is Non doctior, sed meliore doctrina imbutus and its official colors are red and black. At Haverford College, the total enrolment stands at 1,317. The school has an academic staff of 165 who teach various courses to the students. At Haverford College, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. Talking about gender distribution at HC, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. In its 187 years of existence, HC has produced several known personalities like Chevy Chase (Comedian, Television producer), Dave Barry (Humorist, Journalist), George Segal (Musician, Actor), and Juan Williams (Commentator, Journalist). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. A total of 28 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). Haverford College has around $529 million (2019) in endowment.
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Haverford College at the 49th position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to HC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $76,384. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($56,952), books and supplies ($1,194), room and boarding ($16,770), and budget for other expenses ($1,468). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$79,755 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At HC, $16,770 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Haverford College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HC costs around $6,974 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 47% and 53%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
In case the students at Haverford College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $6,023, whereas the financial aid is $48,823. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,857, while the institutional aid is $48,823. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at HC based on students' financial needs add up to $29,879,980 per year.