At A Glance
Type of College: Private, residential, undergraduate, liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Size of Campus: 800 acres, including a 600-acre wooded back campus area used for scientific research and student enjoyment
Geographic Diversity: International students make up approximately 21% of the total student body at Earlham. Our dynamic campus includes more than 200 international students, faculty, and language assistants from more than 60 countries.
Number of Faculty: 89 full-time teaching faculty, 95% of whom hold doctoral or terminal degrees in their field of expertise
Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Earlham College awards the Bachelor of Arts degree in over 30 disciplinary and interdisciplinary programs.
International Student Services: There are three international student advisers who will prepare your I20, provide guidance throughout the visa process, welcome you to campus, and offer support during your four years at Earlham. In addition you will have a faculty adviser and have access to peer mentors, teaching assistants, and a writing center. Find out more.
International Student Budget: The 2020-2021 cost for tuition, fees, room, meal plan, health insurance, and estimated amounts for books and personal spending is $61,538. Last year, the average financial award (scholarship and grant) for international students was $30,000.
Financial Aid: Merit scholarships are awarded to students who have distinguished themselves academically. This year, the merit scholarships are $20,000-$30,000, and are awarded for up to eight semesters if GPA requirements are maintained. Institutional grants are awarded based on demonstrated financial need and academic accomplishments. Earlham does not award scholarships or grants for room, food, and other costs (such as books, personal items, flights to/from campus, and other indirect costs). Students and families need to be able to contribute at least $25,000.
Test Score Requirements: All students must provide verification of English proficiency in order to apply for an F1 visa. Earlham accepts score reports for the following tests: TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, GTEC, ISA, SAT and ACT.
Current accepted tests and minimum required scores are:
|SAT – EBRW
|ACT – Reading
|TOEFL - total
|IELTS – total
|Duolingo – total
|GTEC – total
|ISE – total
||ISE II Merit
||ISE III Pass
Earlham is test score optional regarding the SAT and ACT. Students are not required to take one of these college entrance exam.
Application Deadlines and Fees:
Early Action: December 1
Regular Decision: March 1