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Where is Earlham?
Located in Richmond, IN, Earlham College is close to several major cities and just 4 hours from Chicago. Our students come from all over the US and the world!
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At Earlham, we pride ourselves on the close relationships our students are able to build with our professors. It’s hard to describe, so we thought it would be easier to show you.
Some of the learning you will do at Earlham may feel familiar: learning from a professor in a classroom, taking notes, studying for tests. But some of the learning you will do will be brand new: building robots, working on farms, or traveling overseas to (something interesting).
@earlhamcollege last semester the responsive objects class collaborated to make this massive inflatable art installation. the interactive piece represents the barriers society faced connecting during Covid. #art #artinstillation #inflatableart #collegeclass #covid #interactiveart #artdepartment ♬ original sound – Earlham College
Glossary of college terms
College is a world with many new words that you need to know. Below is Earlham’s list of terms to help you along the way.
Usually shared during the first class, this document gives an overview for each class and the expectations in order to do well.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form you complete to see your eligibility for financial aid every year.
A form of financial aid that allows students to work on campus.
A career-discerning opportunity that is related to the field in which you are currently studying.
The class or classes required before taking an upper level class.
Search Earlham’s academic programs
Earlham’s top five academic programs are business, engineering, psychology, biology and pre-health. Design your path with the Epic Journey, an individualized 4-year plan. Explore any course of study with our 00 majors, 00 pre-professional programs and 3 graduate programs.
Earlham’s community is unique, supportive and vibrant. We create and maintain traditions, celebrate each others’ successes, try new things and hold each other accountable to our shared values. At Earlham, community means being our whole selves—together. We would love to show you around!
grocery stores neighboring campus
minute drive to nature centers
minutes to 3 international airports
minutes to dozens of local restaurants
In addition to our on-campus communities, there is plenty to see and do (and eat!) just outside of campus as well. If you aren’t able to come visit us yet, below are a few places to connect with to begin learning more about Richmond and other nearby communities.
More to explore
From Earlham’s campus, there are several cities to explore within a two-hour drive, including Indianapolis and Fort Wayne in Indiana, and Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus in Ohio. If you’re willing to venture out a bit further, cities like Chicago, Louisville, and St. Louis are within a 3-5 hour drive.
Where might you go after Earlham?
Everyone knows you go to college to earn a degree–and at Earlham, you will earn a degree from a well-respected institution with a network of alumni that spans the globe. But you will also leave with a new understanding of who you are and how you will apply all of the skills, knowledge and experience that degree represents in the real world.
of Earlham graduates have a job within six months of graduating
Earlham’s medical school acceptance rate. Well above the national average. Our students go on to study medicine at Stanford, Harvard, and John Hopkins.
founded startups by Earlham grads since 2010.
every Earlham student is guaranteed a funded internship or research project-at home or abroad-through our Epic Advantage.