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Earlham College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle Street #7-500, Chicago, IL 60604. The HLC is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The College was re-accredited in 2014, completed a Periodic Review and a Focused Visit in 2018-19. A follow-up focused visit is scheduled for Fall 2021 and a full self-study process will conclude in 2023-24.

Inquiries concerning accreditation of Earlham College can be directed to:

Becky Thomas, Academic Dean

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and 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) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.