This Top Private College Gives Students Access to Four Schools for the Price of One

Haverford College offers students more bang for their buck with classes at Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College and more.

It’s lunchtime at Haverford College, and backpacks are strewn inside the entrance to the dining center, a cozy spot that feels more like a ski lodge than a cafeteria. In the library, laptops sit unattended while their owners dash out for a bite to eat. Every bit of life on campus, from the unattended belongings to the un-proctored, self-scheduled final exams, reflects the school’s student-run honor code and Quaker tradition, both of which emphasize trust and mutual respect.

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Kaitlin Pitsker
Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Pitsker joined Kiplinger in the summer of 2012. Previously, she interned at the Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, N.Y., and with Chronogram magazine in Kingston, N.Y. She holds a BS in magazine journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.