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Colleges with a liberal arts ethos like Haverford?

I’m drawn to Haverford College because of its Honor Code, small class sizes, and dedication to the liberal arts. What are some other colleges that offer a similar community and academic philosophy?

7 months ago

Hello there! It's wonderful to hear that you're interested in the value-centered and intimate environment that Haverford offers. There are several other colleges that foster a similar ethos. These include schools like Swarthmore College, which is known for its deep intellectual and ethical engagement. Like Haverford, Swarthmore is part of the Tri-College Consortium, allowing cross-registration of courses and shared resources—enhancing that close-knit community vibe you're drawn to.

Another great choice is Pomona College in California, part of the Claremont Colleges. It emphasizes small classes and a tight community, much like Haverford, but offers the added benefit of collaboration with other nearby liberal arts colleges. Bowdoin College in Maine is also known for its honor principle and commitment to undergraduate teaching, which might appeal to you.

Lastly, Amherst College should be on your radar; it too has a strong dedication to liberal arts education and a self-governing aspect with its open curriculum. Each of these institutions values close student-faculty collaboration and nurtures a robust, community-centric environment. Good luck with your search!

7 months ago

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