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Colleges / Earlham College

Earlham College

Richmond, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

About Earlham College

Earlham College is a private, religious institution in the town of Richmond, Indiana. Earlham College was founded in 1847. The college enrolls around 735 students a year, including 658 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Earlham College

It is very difficult to get into Earlham College. Earlham College admitted 69% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,659 applications received in 2022, 1,146 students were offered admission.

Earlham College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Earlham College is locatedin Richmond, Indiana, in Cincinnati and Indianapolis and Dayton.

If you would like to see Earlham College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Route 40 to Richmond, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dayton International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Earlham College and Richmond are like without leaving home.

College Info

801 National Road West Richmond, IN 47374-4095

Campus Setting: Small Town

Earlham College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Earlham College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Earlham College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1320


Math SAT Range

540 - 670


Reading SAT Range

560 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1320 and Above


1110 to 1320


1110 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Earlham College students is 1230. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Earlham College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Earlham College.

Earlham College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Earlham College is like? There are approximately 735 students enrolled at Earlham College, including 658 undergraduate students and 77 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 23% percent are from IN and 77% percent of students are from other states.


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