The Corporation of Haverford College was founded in 1833 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and is dedicated to the co-creation of a more inclusive, equitable, diverse and just community for all of its members. Haverford is exclusively an undergraduate institution and is nearly entirely residential. Haverford’s beautiful (arboretum) campus includes more than 200 acres in Delaware and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania with 1.7 million square feet across 50 buildings. The campus sits ten miles west of center city Philadelphia.
Haverford offers a rigorous liberal arts curriculum to 1,435 students of which 98% live on-campus, excluding students studying abroad. The student to faculty ratio is 9:1 and 44% of students receive a College grant. Haverford College has more than 600 full-time equivalent employees. As of June 30, 2021, Haverford’s total assets were $893.6 million. For FY 2020-21, the College operated with a balanced budget, on a full-accrual GAAP basis. Haverford College has public debt ratings of “AA-“ from Standard & Poor’s and “AA-“ from Fitch Ratings, each with a “stable” outlook. Additional financial and other information can be found on the Haverford College website.