Earlham College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$49,218
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,746
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.53%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
73.2%
1,375 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
677
94.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
74.6%
265 Graduates

About

Earlham College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Earlham College were Other Research & Experimental Psychology (23 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees), and Biochemistry (20 degrees).

In 2022, 269 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Earlham College. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (142 degrees), 6.76 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $49,218, which is $20,888 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $49,218, which is $20,888 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,746.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Earlham College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$49,218
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Earlham College was $49,218. The cost of tuition at Earlham College is $20,888 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$25,746
2022 Value
1.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Earlham College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,746. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Earlham College grew by 1.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,823
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Earlham College was of $9,823 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.42% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Earlham College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2021, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.53%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Earlham College was 1.53%, which represents 3 out of the 196 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Earlham College received 1,375 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 17.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,375 applicants, 1,007 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.2% acceptance rate.

There were 677 students enrolled at Earlham College in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Earlham College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,007
Accepted Out of 1,375

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Earlham College was 73.2% (1,007 admissions from 1,375 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 69.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 17.1%, while admissions declined by −12.1%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
43
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Earlham College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Earlham College had a total enrollment of 677 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 638 students and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% White, 7.83% Hispanic or Latino, 7.24% Black or African American, 3.99% Two or More Races, and 2.36% Asian.

Students enrolled at Earlham College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.4%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Male (4.76%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Black or African American Male (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Earlham College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 677 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 638 and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2022 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 (72%), Earlham College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    379 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    53 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    49 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Earlham College is 56% White, 7.83% Hispanic or Latino, 7.24% Black or African American, 3.99% Two or More Races, and 2.36% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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, 35 students (5.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 33 more women than men received degrees from Earlham College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Earlham College is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 6.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Earlham College is Other Research & Experimental Psychology (23 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (23 degrees) and Biochemistry (20 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Theology (21 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), and Biology (51 degrees).

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 Physicians (459,958 people), Postsecondary teachers (222,566 people), Other managers (186,556 people), Other Physical Scientists (162,459 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (121,842 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College in 2022 are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Biology (51 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Biology (51 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (529,970 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (459,979 people), Elementary & secondary schools (311,457 people), Offices of physicians (222,423 people), and Scientific research & development services (196,152 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (15 degrees), Biology (51 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 23 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Earlham College was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

118
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
151
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 118 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College, which is 0.781 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (151).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.29 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College in Other Research & Experimental Psychology, which is 1.88 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 61% 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 67% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Earlham College is Male and Asian (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.51% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    142 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Earlham College is white (142 degrees awarded). There were 6.76 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

4.83% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    80 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Earlham College is white female (80 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (62 degrees).

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Operations

Earlham College has an endowment valued at nearly $426M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.93%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Earlham College had a total salary expenditure of 56.9M. Earlham College employs 42 Assistant professors, 28 Professors and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at Earlham College are Female Assistant professor (23), Male Professor (19), and Male Assistant professor (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Earlham College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 62 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

Endowment

$426M
2022 Endowment
10.2%
decline from 2021

Earlham College has an endowment valued at about $426M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Earlham College declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $377M 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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Salary Expenditure

$18.9M
2022 Salaries
4.83%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Earlham College paid a median of $18.9M in salaries, which represents 33.3% of their overall expenditure ($56.9M) and a 4.83% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.45M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2022, Earlham College paid a total of $7.45M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
42 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Earlham College were Assistant professor with 42 employees, Professor with 28 employees, and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Earlham College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 62 employees, Management with 36 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Earlham College was Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

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

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