Earlham College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,410
2% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,043
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.48%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
63.4%
2,070 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
998
97.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
63.9%
182 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 Computer Science (22 degrees awarded), General Psychology (22 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (21 degrees).

In 2019, 251 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Earlham College. 57.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (128 degrees), 7.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $46,410, which is $19,130 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $46,410, which is $19,130 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,043.

In 2019, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,410
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Earlham College was $46,410. The cost of tuition at Earlham College is $19,130 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$23,043
2019 Value
1.96%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Earlham College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,043. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Earlham College grew by 1.96%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,400
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Earlham College was of $10,400 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.84% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Earlham College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.21% with respect to 2018, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.48%
2017 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Earlham College was 3.48%, which represents 8 out of the 230 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Earlham College received 2,070 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.31% annual decline. Out of those 2,070 applicants, 1,313 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.4% acceptance rate.

There were 998 students enrolled at Earlham College in 2019, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Earlham College has an overall enrollment yield of 13.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,313
Accepted Out of 2,070

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Earlham College was 63.4% (1,313 admissions from 2,070 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 65.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −2.31%, while admissions declined by −4.99%.

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage
107
Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Earlham College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Earlham College has a total enrollment of 998 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 971 students and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 97.3% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51% White, 7.21% Hispanic or Latino, 6.81% Black or African American, 4.71% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Earlham College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.8%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.36%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.4%), followed by White Male (22.6%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 998 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 971 and the part-time enrollment is 27. This means that 97.3% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 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 80%. 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
    509
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    72
  3. Black or African American
    68

The enrolled student population at Earlham College is 51% White, 7.21% Hispanic or Latino, 6.81% Black or African American, 4.71% Two or More Races, 3.21% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 53 students (5.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 37 more women than men received degrees from Earlham College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Earlham College is white (128 degrees awarded). There were 7.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Earlham College is Computer Science (22 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (22 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (21 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 (12 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 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 (133,318 people), Clergy (118,923 people), Other managers (92,113 people), Physicians (81,671 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (68,033 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Theology (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Theology (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 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 (235,811 people), Elementary & secondary schools (183,328 people), Religious organizations (132,046 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (97,288 people), and Computer Systems Design (84,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Theology (9 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Earlham College.
Most Common
  1. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Earlham College was Computer Science with 22 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

107
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
144
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College, which is 0.743 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (144).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College in Computer Science, which is 3.4 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to women at Earlham College in General Psychology, which is 3.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 58% of students graduating from Earlham College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (79.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Earlham College is Female and White (79.1% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 2.75% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    128 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Earlham College is white (128 degrees awarded). There were 7.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (18 degrees).

2.79% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    84 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Earlham College is white female (84 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (44 degrees).

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Operations

Earlham College has an endowment valued at nearly $419M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.9M (4.04%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Earlham College had a total salary expenditure of $64.5M. Earlham College employs 47 Assistant professors, 31 Professors, and 28 Associate professors. Most academics at Earlham College are Male Assistant professors (27), Male Professors(20), and Female 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, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 41 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$419M
2019 Endowment
2.41%
decline from 2018

Earlham College has an endowment valued at about $419M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Earlham College declined 2.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $378M 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. $905k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Earlham College received $905k 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

Salary Expenditure

$20.9M
2019 Salaries
1.55%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Earlham College paid a median of $20.9M in salaries, which represents 32.4% of their overall expenditure ($64.5M) and a 1.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.38% growth from 2017 and a 0.347% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.36M
Instructional Salaries
127
Number of Employees

In 2019, Earlham College paid a total of $7.36M to 127 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Earlham College were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Professor with 31 employees; and Professor with 28 employees.

In 2019, 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; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 41 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Earlham College was Male Assistant professor with 27 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 20 employees.

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

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