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Collegiate Profile


Student Body
1,060 undergraduates
54% women
46% men
25.1% domestic minority
21.5% international
47 states represented
54 countries represented


1st-Yr Student Profile, 2017
1270/27 median SAT/ACT scores
30% in top 10 percent of high school graduating class
64% in top 25 percent of high school graduating class
51.8% acceptance rate
96% of students received College-based financial aid


111 full-time faculty
11 part-time faculty
9:1 student/faculty ratio
57% women
95% faculty with terminal degrees in their fields
13.5 average class size
79% classes have fewer than 20 students


Degrees Granted
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education


$425.4 million College endowment value as of 6-30-2017
$28 million College financial aid budget for 2017-18


2019-20 Costs
Tuition $46,410
Room $5,775
19-Meal Plan $5,110
Fees $970
Total $58,265


2018-19 Estimated Expenses
Books and Supplies $1,050
Personal Expenses $1,050
Travel $300 - $1,600


  • Earlham is among the 40 select Colleges That Change Lives.
  • We are 15th for diversity among all liberal arts colleges, according to
  • According to U.S. News and World Report, Earlham ranks 4th in the nation for the percentage of international students on campus.
  • With The EPIC Advantage, Earlham is one of the only institutions in the country to offer a funded internship or research experience to all students.
  • In the last 10 years, Earlhamites have won 26 Fulbright awards and 12 Watson Fellowships — two of the most prestigious grants for international study.
  • Earlham is ranked 7th nationally for "Best Classroom Experience" and 20th for "Most Active Student Government" in the 2019 Princeton Review's guide of best colleges.
  • Earlham is recognized as one of "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes for return on investment and received the grade of A for financial strength.

Academic Programs and Resources




  • Earlham is ranked 36th among 1,592 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. in the percentage of graduates who go on to receive Ph.D.s, according to a report from the Higher Education Data Sharing consortium.
  • Between 2005 and 2014, nearly nine percent of Earlham College graduates went on to earn the Ph.D.
  • Among the 2009 graduates who pursued graduate study, 90% are attending one of their top three choices of graduate or professional schools.
  • Earlham College prepares students for lives of achievement and purpose.  As the success of our graduates demonstrates, Earlham excels at preparing students to be agile, reflective, confident leaders who are well prepared to make a positive difference in the world. Read more



  • Located in Richmond, Indiana, named an All-America City in 2009
  • 800-acre campus, including 600-acre stretch of woods, streams, ponds, old fields and prairie used for scientific research and recreation.
  • Recent new buildings include the Center for Science and Technology, the Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, the Randal R. Sadler Stadium (baseball) and the Matlack-Messer Stadium (soccer).
  • Additional natural areas set aside for scientific research including an old growth forest and a rock preserve.
  • 94% of students reside on campus
  • 8 residence halls
  • 20+ theme and friendship houses
  • 60+ student organizations

Service and Engagement


  • 23,000 reported hours of community service by Earlham students
  • 13,000 reported hours of volunteer service and leadership shared by faculty and staff
  • 60 Bonner Scholars actively involved in service each year
  • 70 local service agencies supported by Earlham volunteerism



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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.