2023 College Guide: Earlham College

Earlham College
Earlham College

Earlham is a small, nationally ranked liberal arts college located in Richmond, Indiana. But above all else, Earlham is home to humans who want to make big changes in their communities, and the world, for good.

Founded by Quakers in 1847, the Earlham community is uncommonly welcoming, respectful, and committed to peace and social justice.

When you start your education here, you’ll embark on an Epic Journey that includes immersive research, internships, and study abroad—and you’ll have a team of supporters cheering you on and guiding you along the way. Plus, our Epic Advantage ensures that every Earlhamite has the funding and support they need to pursue an impactful, career-discerning opportunity before graduation.

And when it comes to generosity, we practice what we preach through our many scholarship programs. This includes INspire Earlham, which offers free tuition to Indiana students whose families are Pell and State of Indiana grant-eligible and earn up to $60,000 per year. 801 National Road West, Richmond, IN, 765-983-1200, earlham.edu

YEAR FOUNDED: 1847 / CURRENT ENROLLMENT: 677 / STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO: 6:1 / NUMBER OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED: 40 / NUMBER OF MASTER’S DEGREES OFFERED: 2 / SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE: Environmental Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Social Justice, and Pre-Health / DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI (IN MILES): 72 miles / IN-STATE TUITION: $50,970 / OUT-OF-STATE TUITION: $50,970 / PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS ON FINANCIAL AID: 95% / TOP THREE AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS: One of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives”; A Best Classroom Experience according to The Princeton Review; A “Best Value College” according to The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report / AFFILIATED COLLEGES/SATTELITE CAMPUSES: Earlham School of Religion, Earlham Graduate Programs in Education

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