Earlham College

country rank  330
world rank  952

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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 (uniRank 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 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

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student 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 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 Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) - www.quaker.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Earlham College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019