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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
2% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,917 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
97.4% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
239 Graduates


The median tuition at Earlham College is $44,370, which is $12,160 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,567.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Earlham College received 2,917 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 14.4% annual growth. Out of those 2,917 applicants, 1,681 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,102 students enrolled at Earlham College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Earlham College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Earlham College has a total enrollment of 1,102 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 1,073 students and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 6.26% Hispanic or Latino, 5.26% Asian, 0.45% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.36% Two or More Races, and 0.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Earlham College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.3%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Black or African American Female (5.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (1.72%), followed by White Female (1.72%) and Two or More Races Female (0.09%).

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In 2016, 57 more women than men graduated from Earlham College. The majority of students graduating from Earlham College are White. These 152 graduates mean that there were 5.63 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 27 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Earlham College is General Business Administration & Management with 20 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 20 graduates and General Psychology with 17 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Earlham College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Cultural & Gender Studies, with 8 graduates, followed by Language & Linguistics with 19 graduates and Philosophy and Religious Studies with 6 graduates.


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Earlham College has an endowment valued at nearly $405M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.5M (3.57%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Earlham College had a total expenditure of $57.7M. Of that $57.7M, they spent $20M on salaries and $7.24M on benefits.

Earlham College employs 46 Assistant professors, 44 Professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Earlham College are Female Assistant professors (32), Male Professors (24), and Female 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 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.



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