Earlham College

country rank  303
world rank  786

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University Overview

Established in 1847, Earlham College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Richmond (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Earlham College (Earlham) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Earlham College (Earlham) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 173 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Earlham also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym Earlham
Founded 1847
Motto Vita Lux Hominum
Life, The Light of Humankind
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 801 National Road West
Richmond
47374-4095 Indiana
United States
Tel +1 (765) 983 1200
Fax +1 (765) 983 1304

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is considered but not required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is considered but not required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 801 National Road West
Richmond 47374-4095
(765) 983 1600
800 327 5426

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) - www.quaker.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Earlham College's Library
Earlham College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 329,649 physical volumes, 171,214 physical media, 124,462 digital/electronic medium and 189 licensed digital/electronic databases. Earlham College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Earlham College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,040 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), Commission on Accrediting
  • STARS/AASHE


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA)
  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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