Earlham College

Richmond, IN

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Earlham College

Earlham College

Earlham College Student Essentials

Earlham College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Friends
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Quakers
Website: www.earlham.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 40,020
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 40,020
Retention Rate: 83%
Enrollment: 1,270
Year Established: 1847

About Earlham College

A high-ranking private school, Earlham College in Earlham, Indiana, offers comprehensive academics, as well as several unique academic programs in a closely knit and engaged community. Earlham also offers numerous study abroad opportunities.

Academics at Earlham encompass professional courses and traditional arts and science programs like:

  • Classical Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Film Studies
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Business and Nonprofit Management
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Museum Studies

Earlham also has such innovative programs as its Outdoor Education major, one of the oldest of its kind in the country. Grounded in wilderness education, this program provides immersion in the outdoors in conjunction with teacher training.

Earlham is also known for its study abroad programs. More than 65% of students generally participate each year, and the programs take place in countries all across the globe.

Campus life gives the tightly knit student body the chance to meet one another while participating in one or more of Earlham’s more than 60 student organizations.

High in ranking with such publications as U.S. News, Earlham is particularly noted for its graduate success rate, with most of its graduates going on to the grad school of their choice.

Given these rankings and the impressive performance of its students, Earlham is selective in its admissions process and more than 25% of its admitted students are in the top 10% of their graduating high school class. Admissions requirements include submission of transcripts, recommendation letters and an essay of intent. SAT or ACT scores are optional.

Approximately 90% of Earlham students receive some form of financial aid. Earlham is sure to award as much scholarship and grant money as possible before awarding loans and work-study funds. Students must fill out a FAFSA to be considered for aid.

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Earlham College Map & Location

Earlham College
801 National Rd West
Richmond, IN 47374


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Getting Around Earlham College

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Richmond, IN

Winter
Dec
39
23
Jan
35
19
Feb
40
22
Spring
Mar
51
30
Apr
63
40
May
73
50
Summer
Jun
82
59
Jul
85
63
Aug
83
61
Fall
Sep
77
53
Oct
65
42
Nov
52
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,123
Freshman Class 288
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 1,270

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 62%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 18%
Latino 6%
African American 10%
Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 18%

Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 17%
Domestic 83%

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