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For generations, Earlham has been one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the U.S. for percentage of graduates who go on to earn research doctorates, including the Ph.D. Through rigorous academics and personal advising, our students are strong candidates for top graduate programs and fellowship programs.

20% of Earlham's Class of 2017 were enrolled in continuing education within six months of graduation.  Learn More

Earlham is ranked 36th among 1,592 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. in the percentage of graduates who go on to receive Ph.D.s., according to a report from the Higher Education Data Sharing consortium.