Haverford College, , Haverford, Pennsylvania

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Haverford College

Company Name: Haverford College
State: Pennsylvania
County: Montgomery
City/town: Haverford
Post: 19041
Phone: (610)896-1000
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 003274
OPE ID code: 327400
Date Approved: 2004-06-23
Web site: http://www.haverford.edu/
Status: Active

Review: Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Haverford, Pennsylvania, United States, a suburb of Philadelphia. All students at the college are undergraduates, and almost all live on campus. The college was founded in 1833 by area members of the Orthodox Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) to ensure an education grounded in Quaker values for young Quaker men. Although the college no longer has a formal religious affiliation, the Quaker philosophy still influences campus life. Originally an all-male institution, Haverford began admitting female transfer students in the 1970s and became fully co-ed in 1980. Currently, more than half of Haverford's students are women. For most of the 20th century, Haverford's total enrollment was kept below 300, but the school went through two periods of expansion after the 1970s, and its current enrollment is 1,190 students. Known for its rigorous academics and resistance to grade inflation, Haverford has been described as "quietly prestigious." Haverford is a member of the Tri-College Consortium, which allows students to register for courses at both Bryn Mawr College and Swarthmore College. The college enjoys an especially close relationship with Bryn Mawr College. It is also a member of the Quaker Consortium ("Penn-Pal") which allows students to cross-register at the College of General Studies (CGS) and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Haverford College, Complete Academic Data

Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 1,190
Undergraduate Population: 1,190
Percent Admitted: 25.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1300-1490
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 45%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 55%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 9.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 8.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 8.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 68.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 100.0%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 0.0%

Haverford College, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $40,624
Out of State Tuition: $40,624
Books and Supplies: $1,194
Total Annual Cost: $55,632

Haverford College, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 62.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 50.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $15,706,602
Undergraduate Application Fee: $60

Haverford College, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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