Haverford College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$58,402
3.92% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,215
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
18.2%
4,530 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,307
99.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
92.6%
311 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 Economics (38 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (33 degrees), and General Political Science & Government (28 degrees).

In 2020, 371 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Haverford College. 54.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (220 degrees), 5.12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (43 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Haverford College is $58,402, which is $30,002 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Haverford College is $58,402, which is $30,002 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,215.

In 2020, 46% of undergraduate students attending Haverford College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 15% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$58,402
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Haverford College was $58,402. The cost of tuition at Haverford College is $30,002 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$25,215
2020 Value
10.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Haverford College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,215. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Haverford College grew by 10.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,770
Room and Board
$1,194
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Haverford College was of $16,770 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,194. The cost of room and board increased by 2.24% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
15%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Haverford College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 4.17% with respect to 2019, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2018 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Haverford College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 89 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Haverford College received 4,530 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.72% annual decline. Out of those 4,530 applicants, 826 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 18.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,307 students enrolled at Haverford College in 2020, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Haverford College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

18.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
826
Accepted Out of 4,530

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Haverford College was 18.2% (826 admissions from 4,530 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 16.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −8.72%, while admissions grew by 1.98%.

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage
248
Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at Haverford College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Haverford College has a total enrollment of 1,307 students. The full-time enrollment at Haverford College is 1,298 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Haverford College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Haverford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.1% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Asian, 6.12% Two or More Races, 5.74% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Haverford College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Asian Female (7.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Haverford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,307 students. The full-time enrollment at Haverford College is 1,298 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 99.3% of students enrolled at Haverford College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2020 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 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
    668
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    165
  3. Asian
    147

The enrolled student population at Haverford College is 51.1% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 11.2% Asian, 6.12% Two or More Races, 5.74% Black or African American, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 21 students (1.61%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 35 more women than men received degrees from Haverford College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Haverford College is white (220 degrees awarded). There were 5.12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (43 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Haverford College is General Economics (38 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (33 degrees) and General Political Science & Government (28 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 (49 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (23 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Haverford College are Postsecondary teachers (154,224 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (145,459 people), Other managers (138,562 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (128,834 people), and Architects, except landscape and naval (93,102 people).

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (10 degrees), and History (16 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 Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Aerospace engineers, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (10 degrees), and History (16 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Haverford College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (285,116 people), Elementary & secondary schools (280,241 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (176,137 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (118,077 people), and Legal services (113,936 people).

The most specialized majors at Haverford College are Physical Sciences (49 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (14 degrees), Language & Linguistics (23 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (10 degrees), and History (16 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. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 28 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Haverford College was General Economics with 38 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

168
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
203
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 168 degrees were awarded to men at Haverford College, which is 0.828 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (203).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Haverford College in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to women at Haverford College in General Biological Sciences, which is 4.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%
100% Completion Time
92%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 88% of students graduating from Haverford College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 92% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 93% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Haverford College is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.25% 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
    220 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Haverford College is white (220 degrees awarded). There were 5.12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (43 degrees).

2.43% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    113 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    107 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Haverford College is white female (113 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (107 degrees).

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Operations

Haverford College has an endowment valued at nearly $503M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−2.18%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Haverford College had a total salary expenditure of $109M. Haverford College employs 71 Assistant professors, 45 Professors, and 40 Associate professors. Most academics at Haverford College are Female Assistant professors (44), Male Assistant professors(27), and Male Professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Haverford College are: Service, with 106 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 77 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$503M
2020 Endowment
4.45%
decline from 2019

Haverford College has an endowment valued at about $503M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Haverford College declined 4.45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $464M 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. $3.85M - Federal
  2. $38.8k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Haverford College received $3.85M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $38.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$44.6M
2020 Salaries
2.83%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Haverford College paid a median of $44.6M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 2.83% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.6% growth from 2018 and a 3.68% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.4M
Instructional Salaries
165
Number of Employees

In 2020, Haverford College paid a total of $15.4M to 165 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
71 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
106 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Haverford College were Assistant professor with 71 employees; Professor with 45 employees; and Professor with 40 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Haverford College were Service with 106 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 77 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Haverford College was Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, Male Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Male Professor with 26 employees.

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

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