Earlham is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Richmond, IN, which is a predominantly rural area. The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Nearly 1,300 students enroll at Earlham yearly.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Earlham College offers:
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- English Language And Literature
- Social Sciences
The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1490 - 1910 on the SAT and within the range of 24 - 30 for the ACT exam is common among students admitted to Earlham. Earlham College accepts approximately 70% of applicants annually. Of those admitted, nearly 21% attended the school. More information regarding admissions can be found at earlham.edu.
Tuition is approximately $42,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Housing is available for students, which costs approximately $4,200 each year. Students at Earlham may be eligible for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Earlham College Hustlin' Quakers participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Students should visit the Earlham College website to see a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants Earlham College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Earlham College is about 1,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 93% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $44,000-$52,000 per year
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,500 to $1,700 per unit
- May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$31,212|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$6,989|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Earlham College may provide services to students including:
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Earlham has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Theology (Ministry) Program
- * Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (since 1973)
Earlham is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Field Hockey
- Football (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Earlham College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Earlham College.
- Indiana University - East in Richmond, IN (3 miles away)
- Central State University in Wilberforce, OH (55 miles away)
- Kentucky State University in Frankfort, KY (112 miles away)
- Indiana University - Southeast in New Albany, IN (113 miles away)
- Indiana University - Northwest in Gary, IN (174 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Earlham College for official up-to-date information.