Earlham College

Private, Four-years School Located in Richmond, IN

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How much is the Earlham tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Earlham's tuition & fees is $51,840.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $67,633 when a student lives on-campus.

Earlham Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$51,840
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$12,448
On-campus Expenses$2,345
Off-campus Room & Board$8,140
Off-campus Expenses$2,345
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$54,785

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Earlham for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $226,483 at Earlham. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $292,049. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $143,957.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$53,685$69,092$33,988
Sophomore (2024-25)$55,597$71,642$35,289
Junior (2025-26)$57,576$74,286$36,639
Senior (2026-27)$59,625$77,029$38,041
4 Years Total$226,483$292,049$143,957
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$55,597$71,642$35,289
Sophomore (2025-26)$57,576$74,286$36,639
Junior (2026-27)$59,625$77,029$38,041
Senior (2027-28)$61,748$79,873$39,498
4 Years Total$234,546$302,830$149,466
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$57,576$74,286$36,639
Sophomore (2026-27)$59,625$77,029$38,041
Junior (2027-28)$61,748$79,873$39,498
Senior (2028-29)$63,946$82,823$41,010
4 Years Total$242,895$314,011$155,188
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$59,625$77,029$38,041
Sophomore (2027-28)$61,748$79,873$39,498
Junior (2028-29)$63,946$82,823$41,010
Senior (2029-30)$66,222$85,882$42,581
4 Years Total$251,542$325,607$161,130
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$61,748$79,873$39,498
Sophomore (2028-29)$63,946$82,823$41,010
Junior (2029-30)$66,222$85,882$42,581
Senior (2030-31)$68,580$89,055$44,212
4 Years Total$260,496$337,633$167,300

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Earlham' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
Earlham College$51,840
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Earlham and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Earlham CollegeRichmond, IN$51,840$20,651
Hanover CollegeHanover, IN$42,894-
Wabash CollegeCrawfordsville, IN$49,125-
Saint Mary's CollegeNotre Dame, IN$51,430$29,794

Financial Aid and COA

At Earlham College, 648 students (98%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $33,897.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Earlham is $33,736 for students living on-campus and $29,428 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 171 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $37,303 and the average amount of student loans is $7,823.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$67,633
COA (off-campus)$63,325
Tuition & Fees$51,840
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,793
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,485
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$33,736
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,428
Average Financial Aid$33,897
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship64898%$33,897
Pell Grants16425%$5,099
Federal Student Loan28043%$6,048
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid171100%-
Grants or Scholarships171100%$37,303
Federal Grants3219%$8,088
Pell Grants3219%$5,430
Other Federal Grants2414%$3,544
State/Local Grants159%$6,686
Institutional Grants171100%$35,203
Student Loan Aid7846%$7,823
Federal Student Loans7644%$5,241
Other Student Loans127%$17,660

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Earlham's acceptance rate is 69.08%. A total of 1,659 applicants applied to and 1,146 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 171 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 14.92%.
To apply to Earlham, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate69.08%64.53%73.12%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.92%17.06%13.24%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Earlham. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,220 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 28.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,2201,1001,340
National Average1,168
Indiana Average1,154
SAT EBRW615560670
SAT Math605540670
ACT Composite282630
National Average24
Indiana Average25
ACT Math262428
ACT English302633

Student Population

Earlham College has a total of 677 students including 612 undergraduate and 65 graduate students. By gender, there are 332 male students and 404 female students attending Earlham. The school offers online degree programs and 23 students enrolled online exclusively (3.40% of all students).
Total736 332404
Undergraduate658 299359
Graduate78 3345

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address801 National Rd West, Richmond, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered51 Programs
Graduate Program Offered3 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate73.24%
Student Population677
Graduation Rate74%
Retention Rate80%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate6 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties96 (Full-time), 11 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs265 (Full-time), 33 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,876
Average Staff Salary$58,500