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Earlham College

Richmond, IN

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Earlham, founded in 1847, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 800-acre campus is located in Richmond, 45 miles west of Dayton, Ohio.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students1,031
   Women574 (55.7%)
   Men457 (44.3%)
Graduate Students69


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate58% of 2,917 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.67
SAT Math640 average
550-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading620 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing610 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$57,900
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met93%
Average Freshman Award$41,876
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes


Richmond Population36,345
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCincinnati, Indianapolis, Dayton
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.4% Asian
15.2% Black/African-American
9.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.1% White
2.1% Unknown
International Students21.8% from 59 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.76 4.41 655 620 32
Low 3.60 3.80 600 530 31
High 4.00 5.00 710 710 33
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