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Earlham College
Richmond, IN
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,031
   Women 574 (55.7%)
   Men 457 (44.3%)
Graduate Students 69
Entrance Difficulty Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate 58% of 2,917 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.67
SAT Math 640 average
550-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 620 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $57,900
  Tuition and Fees $45,300
  Room and Board $9,570
Average Percent of Need Met 93%
Average Freshman Award $41,876
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 111
Regular Class Size 2-9 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 Population 36,345
Nearest Metropolitan Area Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Dayton
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 92% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA 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 Students 21.8% from 59 countries
First-Year Students Returning 80.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 64.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported