Earlham has for generations 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 careful advising, our students are strong candidates for top graduate programs.
The rankings are compiled by the Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium.
Earlham ranks 27th among 1569 institutions in the percentages of graduates who go on to earn Ph.D.s.
Earlham ranks 17th among 227 Baccalaureate Colleges of Arts and Sciences (private and public) in the percentage of graduates who go on to earn Ph.D.s.
Earlham graduates earned 26 Ph.D.s in 2012 alone.
Source: Higher Education Data Sharing consortium report, Fall 2012.
Members of the Class of 2013 who were headed directly to graduate school were pursuing the following degrees.
90% of our graduates report attending one of their top three graduate school choices
Fellowship Success—11 Watsons in 10 years25 Fulbrights in 10 years