Earlham College

801 National Rd West, Richmond, IN 47374-4095
Tel: (765)983-1200
Private not-for-profit | 1,175 students
The mission of Earlham College, an independent, residential college, is 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).

School Overview:

Earlham College
CountyWayne County, IN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
114 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,175 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,115 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
60 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,078 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
97 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
3%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
8%6%
% White
82%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$40,020$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$40,020$24,744
 
Percent Admitted75%64%

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning.
  • Earlham’s 800-acre tree-shaded campus lies at the southwestern edge of Richmond, Indiana, a city of 35,000.
  • Earlham offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered. Earlham ranks sixth among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges in the proportion of students who study abroad some time during their four-year undergraduate careers.
  • Earlham College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1913.
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