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An education where passion meets possibility.

An Earlham education has never been so relevant and necessary as it is today. The problems of our time don’t come in neat packages. They’re complex and urgent, and they will only be solved through courageous, curious and innovative thinking.

That’s where Earlhamites come in.

Since our founding in 1847, Earlham has built a collaborative, global learning community. Through dialogue and action, this community inspires and motivates, demands and supports, and provides transformative opportunities and experiences. Earlham changes students, and those students change the world.

For good.

Your Epic Journey starts here.

Do you want to …

Make a difference on a global scale?
Live the startup life?
Find the cure?
Impact climate change?
Level the playing field in business?
Address issues of racial inequity?
Change a child’s life?
Change your community?
Change the world?

Learn how through the Epic Journey. This four-year program combines best-in-class teaching with best-in-class advising, funded research and internships, student organizations, athletics and other outside-the-classroom experiences that build leadership and collaboration skills. It connects your classroom and experiential learning with your professional goals, and gives you the ability to articulate how all of those Earlham connections will help you thrive in your work and life after Earlham.

 

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Life around The Heart

Slackline adventures on The Heart.
Alumni fans
Apple picking students pose for a photo.
Students pick apples for fun at a local farm.
Women's soccer team celebrates a goal.
Outdoor dancing lessons on campus.
Outdoor dancing lessons on campus.
Students learn how to make doryaki, a traditional Japanese confection, at an event hosted by the Japanese Studies and Languages Department.
Gospel Revelations sing at a Concert in Goddard Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
The Heart of Earlham in winter.
Snowy winter scene at Earlham.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
"Silent night, Holy night" is sung at the Christmas Candlelight Service.
Learning to ice skate is better with friends to hold on to.
News team assemble: Member of the Earlham Word, the College's student newspaper, gather for a group photo.
Taking in the show at the Black Art Exhibit.
When the temperature hits the 70s in February, it's time to hang out on The Heart.
If baseball games are being played, spring can't be far behind.
Not only is Anne Houtman (center, front row) the first woman president of Earlham, she also has a majority female cabinet on her side.
A group from Earlham gathers in front of one the landmarks of American  civil rights history, Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Dress rehearsal for Love's Labours Lost.
One of the horses from Earlham's Barn Co-op returns to his stable.
Saddle up. Reba, one of the horses in Earlham's Barn Co-op, gets ready for a ride.
Trystin Smith talk to those gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of LIFT, a program supporting first-generation students.
Let it burn--this time. Students from Earlham assist in the controlled burn of native grasses to maintain ecological  health and functionality.
Class of 2027 Photo on The Heart
Students at Welcome Home Carnival
Students at Welcome Home Carnival
Students at Welcome Home Carnival
Students at the Welcome Home Carnival
Students visit the Joseph Moore Museum during NSO
Students visit the equestrian center during NSO
Students at the Welcome Home Carnival
Slackline adventures on The Heart.
Earlham’s volleyball team celebrates a victory in the conference tournament quarterfinals.
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WSOC Franklin 2022 10_15 XDO_5017
Epic Expo 2022 10_14XDO_1715
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WSOC Defiance 2022 10_05 XDO_0853
Baila Conmigo
Baila Conmigo
Students learn make doryaki, a traditional Japanese confection, at an event hosted by the Japanese Studies and Languages Department.
Gospel Revelations sing at a concert in Goddard Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
The Heart of Earlham in winter.
Snowy winter scene at Earlham.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
“Silent night, Holy night” is sung at the Christmas Candlelight Service.
Learning to ice skate is better with friends to hold on to.
News team assemble: Members of the Earlham Word, the College’s student newspaper, gather for a group photo.
Taking in the show at the Black Art Exhibit.
When the temperature hits the 70s in February, it’s time to hang out on The Heart.
If baseball games are being played, spring can’t be far behind.
Not only is Anne Houtman (center, front row) the first woman president of Earlham, she also has a majority female cabinet on her side.
A group from Earlham gathers in front of one the landmarks of American civil rights history, Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Dress rehearsal for Earlham’s production of Love’s Labour’s Lost.
One of the horses from Earlham’s Barn Co-op returns to his stable.
Saddle up. Reba, one of the horses in Earlham’s Barn Co-op, gets ready for a ride.
Trystin Smith talk to those gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of LIFT, a program supporting first-generation students.
A jazz trio from Earlham plays the WECI After Hours Show.
Let it burn–this time. Students from Earlham assist in the controlled burn of native grasses to maintain ecological health and functionality.
Senior Launch Epic 2023 5_16 XDO_1648
Earth Day at Miller Farm03353
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_0883
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_1429
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Commencement 2023 5_12 DO2_3944
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Baccalaureate 2023 5_12 XDO_0087
Baccalaureate 2023 5_12 XDO_0158
Awards Ceremony Earlham Day 2023 4_19 XDO_3472
Theatre Arts – Further Misadventures of Martin Hathaway 2023 04_10 XDO_0258-2
BSB Illinois Tech 2023 03_04 XDO_7151
Tom Hamm retires as clerk of Faculty Meeting 2023 5_3 XDO_8847
Wildflower flower bombs backcampus Student Sustainability Corps 2023 5_6 DO2_3703
Wildflower flower bombs backcampus Student Sustainability Corps 2023 5_6 XDO_9401
Summer collaborative research in the Grand River Grasslands of Iowa to help imperiled bird species
A summer collaborative research team of students, alum and professors
A team of students, alum and professors for summer collaborative research
Students in Turkey
Students in Turkey
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
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Jungle Jim’s Summer Trip
Jungle Jim’s Summer Trip
Jungle Jim’s Summer Trip
EcoThreads Hult Prize Team
EcoThreads Hult Prize Team
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
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Slackline adventures on The Heart.
Earlham's volleyball team celebrates a victory in the conference tournament quarterfinals.
MSOC Franklin 2022 10_15 XDO_6955
WSOC Franklin 2022 10_15 XDO_5017
Epic Expo 2022 10_14XDO_1715
IMG_4289
apple picking IMG_2233
apple picking IMG_2200
WSOC Defiance 2022 10_05 XDO_0853
Baila Conmigo
Baila Conmigo
Students learn make doryaki, a traditional Japanese confection, at an event hosted by the Japanese Studies and Languages Department.
Gospel Revelations sing at a concert in Goddard Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
Choir practice in the CVPA Recital Hall.
The Heart of Earlham in winter.
Snowy winter scene at Earlham.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
Bridge testing in engineering class.
"Silent night, Holy night" is sung at the Christmas Candlelight Service.
Learning to ice skate is better with friends to hold on to.
News team assemble: Members of the Earlham Word, the College's student newspaper, gather for a group photo.
Taking in the show at the Black Art Exhibit.
When the temperature hits the 70s in February, it's time to hang out on The Heart.
If baseball games are being played, spring can't be far behind.
Not only is Anne Houtman (center, front row) the first woman president of Earlham, she also has a majority female cabinet on her side.
A group from Earlham gathers in front of one the landmarks of American  civil rights history, Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Dress rehearsal for Earlham's production of Love's Labour's Lost.
One of the horses from Earlham's Barn Co-op returns to his stable.
Saddle up. Reba, one of the horses in Earlham's Barn Co-op, gets ready for a ride.
Trystin Smith talk to those gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of LIFT, a program supporting first-generation students.
A jazz trio from Earlham plays the WECI After Hours Show.
Let it burn--this time. Students from Earlham assist in the controlled burn of native grasses to maintain ecological  health and functionality.
Senior Launch Epic 2023 5_16 XDO_1648
Earth Day at Miller Farm03353
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_0883
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_1429
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_1379
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_1099
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_0961
Commencement 2023 5_12 XDO_0647
Commencement 2023 5_12 DO2_3944
Earlham_LavenderGraduation23_JSP-77
Earlham_Multicultural5623_JSP-035
Baccalaureate 2023 5_12 XDO_0087
Baccalaureate 2023 5_12 XDO_0158
Awards Ceremony Earlham Day 2023 4_19 XDO_3472
Theatre Arts - Further Misadventures of Martin Hathaway 2023 04_10 XDO_0258-2
BSB Illinois Tech 2023 03_04 XDO_7151
Tom Hamm retires as clerk of Faculty Meeting 2023 5_3 XDO_8847
Wildflower flower bombs backcampus Student Sustainability Corps 2023 5_6 DO2_3703
Wildflower flower bombs backcampus Student Sustainability Corps 2023 5_6 XDO_9401
Summer collaborative research in the Grand River Grasslands of Iowa to help imperiled bird species
A summer collaborative research team of students, alum and professors
A team of students, alum and professors for summer collaborative research
Students in Turkey
Students in Turkey
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Dance Alloy Spring Performances
Iceland_05807
Iceland_05982
Iceland_06454
Iceland_06510
Jungle Jim's Summer Trip
Jungle Jim's Summer Trip
Jungle Jim's Summer Trip
EcoThreads Hult Prize Team
EcoThreads Hult Prize Team
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
Black History Month Platinum Ball Dinner
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