Earlham College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,370

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,567

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.81%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.6%

2,917 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,102

97.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

70.5%

239 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 General Biological Sciences (20 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (20 degrees), and General Art Studies (17 degrees).

In 2016, 257 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Earlham College. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (152 degrees), 5.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $44,370, which is $19,955 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Earlham College is $44,370, which is $19,955 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,370

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Earlham College was $44,370. The cost of tuition at Earlham College is $19,955 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,567

2016 Value

2.97%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Earlham College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,567. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Earlham College grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,120

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Earlham College was of $9,120 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 6.05% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Earlham College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.27% with respect to 2015, when 88% 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.

4.81%

2015 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Earlham College was 4.81%, which represents 13 out of the 270 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 2,917 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.

Acceptance Rate

57.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,681

Accepted Out of 2,917

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Earlham College was 57.6% (1,681 admissions from 2,917 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 61.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 14.4%, while admissions grew by 7%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Earlham College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

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, 0.454% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.363% Two or More Races, and 0.0907% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Earlham College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Black or African American Female (6.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (39.6%), followed by White Female (39.6%) and Two or More Races Female (2.08%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Earlham College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,102 students. The full-time enrollment at Earlham College is 1,073 and the part-time enrollment is 29. This means that 97.4% of students enrolled at Earlham College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 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 (74%), 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

    564

  2. Black or African American

    116

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    69

The enrolled student population at Earlham College is 51.2% White, 10.5% Black or African American, 6.26% Hispanic or Latino, 5.26% Asian, 0.454% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.363% Two or More Races, and 0.0907% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 50 students (4.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 57 more women than men received degrees from Earlham College. The majority of degree recipients at Earlham College are white (152 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Earlham College is General Biological Sciences (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (20 degrees) and General Art Studies (17 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 (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 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 Clergy (105,871 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (79,225 people), Miscellaneous managers (72,600 people), Postsecondary teachers (62,981 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (51,466 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 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 Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Earlham College are Elementary & secondary schools (141,419 people), Religious organizations (122,312 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (121,937 people), Hospitals (49,777 people), and Legal services (43,076 people).

The most specialized majors at Earlham College are Cultural & Gender Studies (8 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (19 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees), Theology (11 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 20 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Earlham College was General Biological Sciences with 20 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 100

  2. 157

In 2016, 100 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College, which is 0.637 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (157).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Earlham College in General Education, which is 1.67 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Earlham College in General Art Studies, which is 4.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%

100% Completion Time

72%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 65% of students graduating from Earlham College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Earlham College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 2.93% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    152 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Earlham College is white (152 degrees awarded). There were 5.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (27 degrees).

4.28% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    99 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Earlham College is white female (99 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (53 degrees).

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Operations

Earlham College has an endowment valued at nearly $406M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.5M (3.57%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Earlham College had a total expenditure of $57.7M. Of that $57.7M, they spent $21.2M on salaries and $57.7M on benefits.

Earlham College employs 46 Assistant professors, 37 Professors, and 26 Associate professors. Most academics at Earlham College are Female Assistant professors (25), Male Professors(24), and Male Assistant professors (21).

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 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$406M

2015 Endowment

0.129%

growth from 2014

Earlham College has an endowment valued at about $406M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Earlham College grew 0.129% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $372M 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. $1.33M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Earlham College received $1.33M 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

Primary Expenses

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$21.2M

Salary Expenditure

$57.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Earlham College had a total expenditure of $57.7M. Of that $57.7M, they spent $21.2M on salaries and $57.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Earlham College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$21.2M

2015 Salaries

1.22%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Earlham College paid a median of $21.2M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($57.7M) and a 1.22% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.41% growth from 2013 and a 7.18% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.69M

Instructional Salaries

121

Number of Employees

In 2015, Earlham College paid a total of $7.69M to 121 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

46 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Earlham College were Assistant professor with 46 employees; Professor with 37 employees; and Professor with 26 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Earlham College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 57 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Earlham College was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 24 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 21 employees.

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

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