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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A+
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Address
801 National Rd West
Richmond, IN 47374
From Earlham College

With a distinctive focus on collaboration and hands-on learning – including the offer of funded internships or research opportunities for every student – Earlham College prepares graduates for lives of purpose and accomplishment.

What brings students to Earlham? For starters, a world class faculty. Earlham is known for its unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Students and professors work side-by-side in a classroom, a lab, a rainforest, a glacier, or an academic conference.

Earlham College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
58%
SAT Range
1150-1340
ACT Range
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$22,567/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $15,240/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,014/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,256/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,847/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,756/ year
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Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.17 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,025Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Marching to their own drum
    88%
  • Diverse
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life.14 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.23 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Attentive and cares about its students
    50%
  • Unique
    50%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
57%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.7 responses
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Earlham College Reviews

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During my experience at Earlham College so far, it has been fantastic. I have met so many great people here in just one year. Everyone on campus is so nice and easygoing. The classes and professors are also wonderful. There is just a variety of majors and classes to take. Not just academics but there are curricular activities on campus as well. There are so many different clubs and sports that you can join. There is so much that one can do on and off of campus throughout the school year. I highly recommend applying for Earlham College or just coming to visit our campus sometime, you will truly love it!
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I thrived in Earlham's collaborative learning environment surrounded by people who wanted to do good in the world more than they wanted to do well. Thankfully, I've been able to do both since graduating in 2004, thanks largely to the connections I made through my peers, faculty, and alumni. There are numerous opportunities for student leadership, and students are good at making their own fun (since Richmond isn't really a destination town). I went to big suburban public high school, and I was so fascinated to meet classmates from wildly different educational experiences. Earlham attracts some unconventionally awesome people. Earlhamites hold themselves, their peers, and especially the institution to high standards. If you want to change the world for the better and surround yourself with others who do too, this place is for you.
Earlham College is a life changing institution! It’s diverse, but cozy campus brings so many people together in one place and creates a family atmosphere! Earlham challenges you academically, also, socially! You grow and mature intellectually, along with morally! You gain an irreplaceable education, along with a lifelong passion for respect and humility for every race or creed in the world!