Haverford College

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Haverford College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Haverford, PA, a predominately suburban area. Haverford College has an enrollment of approximately 1,400 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1380 (25th percentile) to 1540 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 32 (25th percentile) to 34 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants admitted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Haverford College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.90 - 3.96. The acceptance rate for this school is lower than most schools and competition is high, given that only 20% of students who applied are accepted to the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .haverford.edu.

Overall Haverford College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Haverford College was reported as 16.3% in Fall 2020 with over 4,960 applications submitted to Haverford College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 32 - 34
  • Average GPA: 3.90 - 3.96

How Hard Is It to Get into Haverford College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Haverford College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Haverford College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 21.4%
  • 2017-2018: 20.1%
  • 2018-2019: 18.8%
  • 2019-2020: 16.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 17.1%

How Does Haverford College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Haverford College is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bryn Mawr College33.1%
Rosemont College92.1%
Eastern University62.3%
Cabrini College75.8%
University of the Sciences71.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Haverford College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading680 - 750
Math700 - 790
Total Score1380 - 1540
ACT®Score Range
English33 - 36
Math29 - 34
Composite Score32 - 34
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