Earlham College

801 National Rd W, Richmond, United States
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Overview of Earlham College

About this school

Earlham, founded in 1847, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 800-acre campus is located in Richmond, 45 miles west of Dayton, Ohio.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,060
    • Men:474 (44.7%)
    • Women:586 (55.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Earlham College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
4
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
801 National Road West
City, State, Zip
Richmond, IN  47374-4095
Phone
(765) 983-1600
Fax
(765) 983-1560
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
52% of 2,799 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 1,430 applicants were admitted
Men
46% of 1,369 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
297 (20%) of 1,452 admitted students enrolled
Women
158 (19%) of 826 admitted students enrolled
Men
139 (22%) of 626 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.69
375 And Above
44%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
21%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
580-700 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
26%
• Score 600 - 700
45%
• Score 500 - 600
27%
• Score 400 - 500
2%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
610-700 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
26%
• Score 600 - 700
53%
• Score 500 - 600
18%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |25-30 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
26%
• Score 24 - 29
57%
• Score 18 - 23
17%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $46,450 (81.70624450307828%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,400 (18.293755496921722%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Earlham College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001793
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
277 (96.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
258 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
258 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
143 (55.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$43,032
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 258 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,564
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 209 (81.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,717
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 49 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
26 (9.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,203

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
934 (90.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
894 (95.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
894 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
449 (50.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$42,386
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 894 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $37,896
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 725 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,991
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 180 (20.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
118 (11.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,981

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
58%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,830
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,200

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


106

Part-Time Faculty


4

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


92%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 35% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
266
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Earlham College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


58.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


66.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.2%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Japanese Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Interdisciplinary studies, Biological/life sciences, Physical sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Education--General

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    36,345

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    800 acres

    Environment


    Small town/city

    Campus Size


    Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Dayton

    Weather


    Temperature
    17.2 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
    Rain
    132 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    45 mile(s) from campus in Dayton, Ohio
    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Richmond
    Nearest Train Station
    70 mile(s) from campus in Indianapolis

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    98% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    2%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Soccer
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Field Hockey
    Football
    Soccer
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Earlham College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, gospel revelations chorus, dance alloy, club sports, student government, black student union

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,051

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,060
    Women
    586
    Men
    474

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 7.0% Asian
    • 13.5% Black/African-American
    • 9.3% Hispanic/Latino
    • 0.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 64.0% White
    • 4.8% Unknown

    International Students


    21.0% from 54 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    66

    Student Resources

    Study resources