Haverford College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$50,564

3.92% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,144

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.98%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

21.4%

4,066 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,268

100% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

90.5%

294 Graduates

About

Haverford College is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Haverford College were General Biological Sciences (37 degrees awarded), General Economics (33 degrees), and General Psychology (31 degrees).

In 2016, 323 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Haverford College. 51.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (204 degrees), 5.83 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Haverford College is $50,564, which is $26,149 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Haverford College is $50,564, which is $26,149 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,144.

In 2016, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$50,564

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Haverford College was $50,564. The cost of tuition at Haverford College is $26,149 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$21,144

2016 Value

0.418%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Haverford College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,144. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Haverford College grew by 0.418%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,888

Room and Board

$1,194

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Haverford College was of $14,888 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,194. The cost of room and board increased by 3.75% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

21%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Haverford College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.98%

2015 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Haverford College was 1.98%, which represents 2 out of the 101 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Haverford College received 4,066 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 17.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,066 applicants, 870 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 21.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,268 students enrolled at Haverford College in 2016, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Haverford College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

21.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

870

Accepted Out of 4,066

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Haverford College was 21.4% (870 admissions from 4,066 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 24.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 17.3%, while admissions grew by 2.11%.

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SAT Scores

62%

Submission Percentage

217

Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Haverford College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Haverford College has a total enrollment of 1,268 students. The full-time enrollment at Haverford College is 1,268 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Haverford College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Haverford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.5% White, 9.86% Asian, 8.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.18% Black or African American, 4.18% Two or More Races, 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Haverford College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.3%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Asian Female (5.21%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Haverford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,268 students. The full-time enrollment at Haverford College is 1,268 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Haverford College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Haverford College was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Haverford College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    742

  2. Asian

    125

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    104

The enrolled student population at Haverford College is 58.5% White, 9.86% Asian, 8.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.18% Black or African American, 4.18% Two or More Races, 0.158% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 29 students (2.29%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 11 more women than men received degrees from Haverford College. The majority of degree recipients at Haverford College are white (204 degrees awarded). There were 5.83 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Haverford College is General Biological Sciences (37 degrees awarded), followed by General Economics (33 degrees) and General Psychology (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Haverford College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (35 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Haverford College are Elementary & middle school teachers (233,421 people), Postsecondary teachers (229,744 people), Miscellaneous managers (182,200 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (119,603 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (105,790 people).

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (35 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), and English (24 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physicians & surgeons, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Credit counselors & loan officers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (35 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), and English (24 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Haverford College are Elementary & secondary schools (426,439 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,281 people), Computer Systems Design (165,304 people), Hospitals (143,647 people), and Legal services (104,313 people).

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (51 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (35 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), and English (24 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Haverford College.

Most Common

  1. 37 degrees awarded

  2. 33 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Haverford College was General Biological Sciences with 37 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 156

  2. 167

In 2016, 156 degrees were awarded to men at Haverford College, which is 0.934 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (167).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 23 degrees were awarded to men at Haverford College in General Economics, which is 2.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Haverford College in General Biological Sciences, which is 1.47 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%

100% Completion Time

94%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 88% of students graduating from Haverford College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 94% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 94% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Haverford College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.38% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    204 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Haverford College is white (204 degrees awarded). There were 5.83 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    110 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    94 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Haverford College is white male (110 degrees awarded). There were 1.17 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (94 degrees).

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Operations

Haverford College has an endowment valued at nearly $486M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.79M (1.6%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Haverford College had a total expenditure of $97M. Of that $97M, they spent $40.5M on salaries and $97M on benefits.

Haverford College employs 49 Associate professors, 43 Assistant professors, and 37 Professors. Most academics at Haverford College are Male Associate professors (30), Female Assistant professors(27), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Haverford College are: Service, with 96 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 58 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$486M

2015 Endowment

1.05%

decline from 2014

Haverford College has an endowment valued at about $486M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Haverford College declined 1.05% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $452M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.81M - Federal

  2. $34.6k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Haverford College received $1.81M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $34.6k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$40.5M

Salary Expenditure

$97M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Haverford College had a total expenditure of $97M. Of that $97M, they spent $40.5M on salaries and $97M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Haverford College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.5M

2015 Salaries

2.32%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Haverford College paid a median of $40.5M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($97M) and a 2.32% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.05% growth from 2013 and a 1.75% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.9M

Instructional Salaries

142

Number of Employees

In 2015, Haverford College paid a total of $12.9M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 32% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

49 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

96 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Haverford College were Associate professor with 49 employees; Assistant professor with 43 employees; and Assistant professor with 37 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Haverford College were Service with 96 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 58 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 44 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Haverford College was Male Associate professor with 30 employees, Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Haverford College.

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