Earlham College

Richmond, IN

Earlham College

Richmond, IN

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Earlham offers a personal college experience at the “Crossroads of America,” Indiana

Nestled in Richmond, right on the Indiana-Ohio border, we offer the many advantages of a serene, smaller city while being within an hour of several larger metropolitan areas—Indianapolis, Dayton, and Cincinnati—for major league sports, concerts and career-building opportunities to round out your college experience.

As a transfer student, you can graduate from Earlham College if you complete two full years of academic work (four semesters) and earn 64 academic credits within the Earlham curriculum.

Earlham also recently approved a transfer agreement with Ivy Tech. Graduates of Ivy Tech Community College who have earned an associate degree in biology, chemistry, computer science, business administration, psychology, or human services can transfer to Earlham as juniors knowing every credit they have taken will count toward their degree requirements. In two years, and with an ordinary course load, these students can graduate from Earlham with corresponding bachelor degrees in biologychemistrycomputer scienceglobal managementpsychology, or social services.

Learn more about transferring to Earlham at earlham.edu/transfer.



Earlham ranks in the top 2% for its percentage of graduates who go on to earn research doctorates


Fifth among liberal arts colleges for its percentage of international students enrolled | U.S. News & World Report


Seventh in the nation for “Best Classroom Experience” | The Princeton Review


Regularly included list of schools with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching | U.S. News & World Report

Top 10 reasons to transfer to Earlham

• We have more than 50 majors and specialized programs that are a natural place to transfer your current credits, including art, biology, business, chemistry, data science, neuroscience, psychology and social work.
• Earlham offers every student a funded internship or research project—available for every major.
• Earlham is a community that lifts up everyone. Earlham was founded by Quakers, and part of their enduring influence is a respect for all persons.
• At some colleges, you might never learn alongside someone who has lived outside the United States. Earlham is ranked fourth in America for the percentage of diversity among our student body. Earlham recruits students from all 50 states and around 70 countries.
• You won't be swallowed up by attending a bigger school, and you'll get every advantage of smaller classes, personalized counseling and a campus renowned for being welcoming.
• We have highly competitive NCAA Division III teams who enjoy some of the best facilities in our division.
• We have extensive study abroad programs and are ranked in the top 30 nationally for best study abroad programs.
• Great professors, focused on you. Our classroom experience is ranked among the top 10 in the nation, with faculty and students working as colleagues on a first-name basis.
• How do you know you'll receive a quality education? Graduates of Earlham are accepted into medical schools at twice the national average, and Earlham is one of the top institutions in the nation at sending students to Ph.D. programs.
• We will do our best to offer you a competitive financial aid package against our other peer colleges and universities.

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