Collegiate Profile


Student Body
1,097 students
56% women
25% minority
20% international
47 states represented
63 countries represented


1st-Yr Student Profile, 2013
1240/28 median SAT/ACT scores
29% in top 10 percent of high school graduating class
60% in top 25 percent of high school graduating class
63% acceptance rate
88% of students received College-based financial aid


102 full-time faculty
17 part-time faculty
10:1 student/faculty ratio
55% women
92% faculty with terminal degrees in their fields
15 average class size


Degrees Granted
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts in Teaching


$350 million College endowment value as of 6-30-2013
$21.2 million College financial aid budget for 2013-14


2014-15 Costs
Tuition $42,000
Room $4,400
Board $4,200
Fees $870
Total $51,470


2014-15 Estimated Expenses
Books and Supplies $1,200
Personal Expenses $1,800
Travel $500 - $2,000

Academic Programs and Resources




  • Earlham is ranked 29th (in the 98th percentile) among 1,533 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. in the percentage of graduates who go on to receive Ph.D.s.
  • Between 1992 and 2006, 10 percent of Earlham College graduates went on to earn Ph.D.s.
  • Among the 2009 graduates who pursued graduate study, 90% are attending one of their top three choices of graduate or professional schools.
  • Our graduates' concern for the world in which we live is evident in their career and current job choices. About 30% of the graduates from each decade (1960-2000) have jobs in which they believe most or all of their work is oriented to social change.
  • Learning Outcomes | Alumni Outcomes



  • Located in Richmond, Indiana, named an All-America City in 2009
  • 800-acre campus, including 600-acre stretch of woods, streams, ponds, old fields and prairie used for scientific research and recreation.
  • Three significant construction projects for the sciences, visual and performing arts, and a welcome center
  • Additional natural areas set aside for scientific research including an old growth forest and a rock preserve.
  • 94% of students reside on campus
  • 8 residence halls
  • 20+ theme and friendship houses
  • 60+ student organizations
  • Virtual Tour | Facilities | Maps

Service and Engagement


  • 23,000 reported hours of community service by Earlham students
  • 13,000 reported hours of volunteer service and leadership shared by faculty and staff
  • 60 Bonner Scholars actively involved in service each year
  • 70 local service agencies supported by Earlham volunteerism



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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires 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).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions