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Earlham College Overview

Located in Richmond, Indiana, Earlham College is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Richmond draws many to the area.

What Is Earlham College Known For?

229 Undergraduate Awards
$26,702 Avg Cost After Aid
52% Acceptance Rate
  • Earlham has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • The highest award offered at Earlham is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 90% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Earlham to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Earlham College?

Location of Earlham College

Contact details for Earlham are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 National Rd West, Richmond, IN 47374-4095
Phone: 765-983-1200
Website: www.earlham.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/earlhamcollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/earlham1847

How Do I Get Into Earlham?

You can apply to Earlham online at: www.earlham.edu/admissions/apply

Admission Requirements for Earlham

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript considered but not required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Earlham?

52% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
44% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 52%, Earlham does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 46%, and the acceptance rate for women is 58%.

Average Test Scores

About 44% of students accepted to Earlham submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 700. Math scores were between 580 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Earlham College  ( 610 to 700 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Earlham College  ( 580 to 700 )
200
800
Earlham received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 30. Math scores were between 24 and 27. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Earlham College  ( 25 to 30 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Earlham College  ( 24 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Earlham College  ( 25 to 30 )
1
36

Can I Afford Earlham College?

$26,702 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
7.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Earlham is $26,702. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Earlham, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,067 a year. That adds up to $24,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Earlham is 7.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Earlham College Undergraduate Student Diversity

940 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 948 undergraduate students at Earlham, with 940 being full-time and 8 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Earlham

There are also 50 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 940 full-time undergraduates at Earlham, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Earlham

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Earlham College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Earlham Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 32
Black or African American 68
Hispanic or Latino 72
White 461
International Students 212
Other Races/Ethnicities 95

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Earlham College. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 71 countries are represented at Earlham. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Earlham College

8 Took All Classes Online
23 Took At Least One Class Online
21.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 23 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Earlham has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Earlham

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Earlham College was 21.5%. This is the #851 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Earlham regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Earlham College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Computer Science 22 0 0 22
General Psychology 22 0 0 22
Business Administration & Management 21 0 0 21
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 13 0 0 13
General Education 0 0 13 13
General Biology 10 0 0 10
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 10 0 0 10
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 10 0 0 10
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 8 0 0 8
Geological & Earth Sciences 8 0 0 8
Economics 8 0 0 8
Sociology & Anthropology 8 0 0 8
Area Studies 7 0 0 7
History 7 0 0 7
Political Science & Government 7 0 0 7
Fine & Studio Arts 7 0 0 7
Music 7 0 0 7
Natural Resources Conservation 6 0 0 6
Physics 6 0 0 6
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 1 5 6
Ethnic Studies 5 0 0 5
Romance Languages 5 0 0 5
English Literature (Other) 4 0 0 4
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 4 0 0 4
Liberal Arts General Studies 4 0 0 4
Mathematics 4 0 0 4
International Relations & National Security 4 0 0 4
Philosophy 3 0 0 3
Chemistry 3 0 0 3
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 0 3 3
Classical Languages & Literature 2 0 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 0 2
Engineering-Related Fields 1 0 0 1
Religious Studies 1 0 0 1
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 229 1 21 251

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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