Earlham College

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world rank  1000

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University Overview

Established in 1847, Earlham College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Richmond (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Earlham College (Earlham) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 173 years old 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 801 National Road W
Richmond (population range: 10,000-49,999)
47374-4095 Indiana
United States
T +1 (765) 983 1200
F +1 (765) 983 1304

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 801 National Road West
Richmond 47374-4095
+1 (765) 983 1600
800 327 5426

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Earlham College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada ATS-Commission on Accrediting

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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