Explore-A-College Application

The Explore-A-CollegeSM Program is a college-level summer program for high school students who are in 9th, 10th or 11th grade (or not in the last year of high school) during the academic year 2014-15. Priority application deadline is April 15, 2015. Final application deadline is May 15, 2015.

Please note that the cost of the program is $1,950. There is limited financial aid available and the application for financial aid must be submitted along with your application to the program. Please contact the Director for more information.

In addition to completing the following questionnaire, you are required to complete the following:

  1. Ask your guidance counselor to send an official high school transcript.
  2. Ask your guidance counselor to send a letter of recommendation. This may be submitted online or a letter written on school letterhead may be mailed. The letter should address your academic standing, your preparation, and what your contribution would be to a residential summer program.

These materials should be sent to:

Explore-A-CollegeSM Program
Susan Hillmann de Castaneda, Director
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

After submitting this form, you will receive instruction on how to pay your non-refundable application fee of $50. (This will be applied toward the total Explore-A-CollegeSM Program tuition.)

Required Short Essay: The final question on this form asks you to explain why you would like to participate in the Explore-A-CollegeSM Program.

About You

MM-DD-YYYY (i.e., 03-15-1995)

About Your High School

Explore-A-College Course

A second choice is required
Assisting Us With Planning

i.e.,vegetarian, allergies or religious restrictions

You must submit a copy of your shot record.
Housing Questionnaire

Optional Information: No information you provide will be used in a discriminatory manner.

Parent or Guardian Portion

Short Essay


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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