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 1,200 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1970 (25th percentile) to 2240 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 30 (25th percentile) to 33 (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 3.75 - 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.

Overall Haverford College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Haverford College was reported as 23.5% in Fall 2013 with over 3,590 college 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

  • SAT Scores: 1970 - 2240
  • ACT Scores: 30 - 33
  • Average GPA: 3.75 - 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Haverford College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 25.3%
  • 2010-2011: 26.0%
  • 2011-2012: 25.1%
  • 2012-2013: 22.9%
  • 2013-2014: 23.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 24.0%

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 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bryn Mawr College39.9%
Rosemont College58.4%
Eastern University64.1%
Cabrini College74.3%
Philadelphia University64.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Haverford College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading660 - 750
Math650 - 740
Writing660 - 750
Total Score1970 - 2240
ACT®Score Range
English30 - 34
Math29 - 34
Composite Score30 - 33
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