Earlham College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,820

1.01% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,721

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.44%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

51.8%

2,799 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,128

96.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

70.5%

239 Graduates

About

Earlham College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Earlham College were General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (15 degrees), and Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution (12 degrees).

In 2017, 219 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Earlham College. 60.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (113 degrees), 3.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $44,820, which is $19,626 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $44,820, which is $19,626 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,721.

In 2017, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,820

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Earlham College was $44,820. The cost of tuition at Earlham College is $19,626 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$20,721

2017 Value

8.18%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Earlham College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,721. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Earlham College grew by 8.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,570

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Earlham College was of $9,570 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.93% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Earlham College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.44% with respect to 2016, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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7.44%

2016 Default Rate

16

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Earlham College was 7.44%, which represents 16 out of the 215 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Earlham College received 2,799 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.05% annual decline. Out of those 2,799 applicants, 1,451 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,128 students enrolled at Earlham College in 2017, and 44% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Earlham College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,451

Accepted Out of 2,799

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Earlham College was 51.8% (1,451 admissions from 2,799 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 57.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -4.05%, while admissions declined by -13.7%.

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SAT Scores

44%

Submission Percentage

125

Scores Submitted

44% of enrolled first-time students at Earlham College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Earlham College has a total enrollment of 1,128 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 1,088 students and the part-time enrollment is 40. This means that 96.5% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 10% Black or African American, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.14% Asian, 0.709% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.266% Two or More Races, and 0.0887% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Earlham College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (29.3%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (5.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (48.6%), followed by White Male (32.4%) and Two or More Races Female (2.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,128 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 1,088 and the part-time enrollment is 40. This means that 96.5% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Earlham College was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Earlham College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    591

  2. Black or African American

    113

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    78

The enrolled student population at Earlham College is 52.4% White, 10% Black or African American, 6.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.14% Asian, 0.709% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.266% Two or More Races, and 0.0887% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 49 students (4.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 45 more women than men received degrees from Earlham College. The majority of degree recipients at Earlham College are white (113 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Earlham College is General Psychology (15 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (15 degrees) and Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Earlham College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (18 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Earlham College are Postsecondary teachers (116,877 people), Other managers (104,795 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (92,287 people), Clergy (82,877 people), and Physicians (73,258 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Earlham College are Sales managers, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Earlham College are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (217,087 people), Elementary & secondary schools (179,372 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,222 people), Religious organizations (99,067 people), and Computer Systems Design (73,944 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (17 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), Theology (10 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 15 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Earlham College was General Psychology with 15 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 87

  2. 132

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College, which is 0.659 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (132).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College in Computer Science, which is 9 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Earlham College in General Biological Sciences, which is 6.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%

100% Completion Time

67%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 60% of students graduating from Earlham College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Earlham College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.93% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    113 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Earlham College is white (113 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

2.74% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    65 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    48 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Earlham College is white female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (48 degrees).

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Operations

Earlham College has an endowment valued at nearly $425M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $53.6M (12.6%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Earlham College had a total expenditure of $61.4M. Of that $61.4M, they spent $20.1M on salaries and $61.4M on benefits.

Earlham College employs 44 Professors, 42 Assistant professors, and 27 Associate professors. Most academics at Earlham College are Male Professors (29), Female Assistant professors(22), and Male Assistant professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Earlham College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 49 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$425M

2017 Endowment

10.8%

growth from 2016

Earlham College has an endowment valued at about $425M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Earlham College grew 10.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $388M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.04M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Earlham College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$20.1M

Salary Expenditure

$61.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Earlham College had a total expenditure of $61.4M. Of that $61.4M, they spent $20.1M on salaries and $61.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$20.1M

2017 Salaries

0.347%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Earlham College paid a median of $20.1M in salaries, which represents 32.8% of their overall expenditure ($61.4M) and a 0.347% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.28% decline from 2015 and a 1.22% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.79M

Instructional Salaries

120

Number of Employees

In 2017, Earlham College paid a total of $7.79M to 120 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

44 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Earlham College were Professor with 44 employees; Assistant professor with 42 employees; and Assistant professor with 27 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Earlham College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Earlham College was Male Professor with 29 employees, Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 20 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Earlham College.

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