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Earlham College

Richmond, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

Earlham College Academics

Earlham College requires at least 122 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Earlham College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Earlham College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Earlham College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at Earlham College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Earlham College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Earlham College?

Earlham College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is no math or science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math No
Science No
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Earlham College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Earlham College

When choosing a major, Earlham College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Earlham College.Earlham College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Earlham College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Earlham College

Does Earlham College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Earlham College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Earlham College Have An Online Program?

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Does Earlham College Give AP Credit?

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Does Earlham College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Earlham College, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Earlham College.

Does Earlham College Require Internships?

🟨 Earlham College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Earlham College

Earlham College Library

The main library on campus is the Lilly Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Earlham College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Earlham College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University, University of Minnesota and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

•Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) from Earlham Graduate Programs in Education


Does Earlham College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Earlham College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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