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Collegiate Profile


Student Body
1,031 undergraduates
55.7% women
44.3% men
26.9% domestic minority
22.5% international
47 states represented
60 countries represented


1st-Yr Student Profile, 2015
1250/28 median SAT/ACT scores
43% in top 10 percent of high school graduating class
71% in top 25 percent of high school graduating class
62% acceptance rate
95% of students received College-based financial aid


111 full-time faculty
11 part-time faculty
9:1 student/faculty ratio
57% women
95% faculty with terminal degrees in their fields
13.5 average class size
79% classes have fewer than 20 students


Degrees Granted
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts in Teaching


$405.5 million College endowment value as of 6-30-2015
$24.9 million College financial aid budget for 2014-15


2017-18 Costs
Tuition $44,820
Room $5,200
19-Meal Plan $4,720
Fees $930
Total $55,670


2017-18 Estimated Expenses
Books and Supplies $1,000
Personal Expenses $1,030
Travel $300 - $1,600


Academic Programs and Resources




  • Earlham is ranked 29th (in the 98th percentile) among 1,533 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. in the percentage of graduates who go on to receive Ph.D.s.
  • Between 1992 and 2006, 10 percent of Earlham College graduates went on to earn Ph.D.s.
  • Among the 2009 graduates who pursued graduate study, 90% are attending one of their top three choices of graduate or professional schools.
  • Earlham College prepares students for lives of achievement and purpose.  As the success of our graduates demonstrates, Earlham excels at preparing to students to be agile, reflective, confident leaders who are well prepared to make a positive difference in the world. /outcomes/



  • Located in Richmond, Indiana, named an All-America City in 2009
  • 800-acre campus, including 600-acre stretch of woods, streams, ponds, old fields and prairie used for scientific research and recreation.
  • Three significant construction projects for the sciences, visual and performing arts, and a welcome center
  • Additional natural areas set aside for scientific research including an old growth forest and a rock preserve.
  • 94% of students reside on campus
  • 8 residence halls
  • 20+ theme and friendship houses
  • 60+ student organizations

Service and Engagement


  • 23,000 reported hours of community service by Earlham students
  • 13,000 reported hours of volunteer service and leadership shared by faculty and staff
  • 60 Bonner Scholars actively involved in service each year
  • 70 local service agencies supported by Earlham volunteerism



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