Haverford College
#319 Overall Influence#73 Desirability Rank

Haverford College

College in Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia

Haverford College is a private liberal arts college in Haverford, Pennsylvania. All students of the college are undergraduates and nearly all reside on campus. The college was founded in 1833 by area members of the Orthodox Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to ensure an education grounded in Quaker values for young Quaker men. Although the college no longer has a formal religious affiliation, Quaker philosophy still influences campus life.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

4,672

Acceptance

19%

Graduation Rate

90%

Median SAT Score

1450

Median ACT Score

33

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,100

Fees (in-state)

$492

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$15,184
30K-48K$11,048
48K-75K$14,178
75K-110K$26,749
110K+$47,046

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$75,100

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford PA 19041-1392

What is Haverford College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#86 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#241 World Rank #92 USA Rank
Philosophy
#246 World Rank #93 USA Rank
Chemistry
#164 World Rank #96 USA Rank
Psychology
#222 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Anthropology
#343 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Physics
#230 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Political Science
#367 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Mathematics
#301 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Biology
#384 World Rank #146 USA Rank
Economics
#390 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Literature
#380 World Rank #165 USA Rank
Sociology
#344 World Rank #188 USA Rank
History
#567 World Rank #232 USA Rank
Computer Science

Other areas of influence

#243 World Rank #128 USA Rank
Law
#247 World Rank #177 USA Rank
Communications
#298 World Rank #219 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#325 World Rank #162 USA Rank
Medical
#361 World Rank #212 USA Rank
Social Work
#364 World Rank #236 USA Rank
Business
#424 World Rank #209 USA Rank
Education
#540 World Rank #328 USA Rank
Nursing
#1068 World Rank #346 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Haverford College's Most influential alumni?

Haverford College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Psychology, and Anthropology. Haverford College’s most academically influential people include Jonathan Z. Smith, Henry H. Goddard, and Chevy Chase.

Jonathan Z. Smith
Jonathan Z. Smith

American religion academic

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Henry H. Goddard
Henry H. Goddard

American psychologist

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Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase

American comedian, writer, and television and film actor

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James Clifford
James Clifford

American historian

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George P. Smith
George P. Smith

Nobel prize winning US chemist

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Gerald M. Levin

American mass-media businessman

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Dave Barry
Dave Barry

American writer

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George Marsden

American historian

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Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn

American academic

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William Draper Lewis
William Draper Lewis

American academic and administrator

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Alf Hiltebeitel

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Theodore William Richards
Theodore William Richards

United States chemist

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