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Thursday 4.17.2014

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Earlham College

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

Official telephone: (765) 983-1200

Fax number: (765) 983-1234
Website: www.earlham.edu
Screen last updated on: February 2014

The admissions information below is valid for the 2013 academic year.

ADMISSIONS OFFICE
Admissions officer: Jonathan Stroud,
Vice President for Enrollment and Communications
Contacting the office: 765 983-1600
765 983-1560 (fax)
admission@earlham.edu

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN APPLICATION PROCESS & REQUIREMENTS
Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Priority filing date for fall: January 1
Final filing date for fall: February 1
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall: yes
Percent of freshmen who enter in terms other than fall: 2%
Can the application fee be waived? yes
Are refunds available on the application fee? yes
Is the Common Application form accepted? yes
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application: yes
Admissions requirements:
High consideration given to a student's academic achievement; preference given to students with minimum GPA of 3.0 who rank in the top quarter of secondary school class.
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is: required
Campus visit is: recommended
Interview is: recommended
Off-campus interview: can be arranged with admissions representative, can be arranged with alumni representative
Visit for interview by: February 15
Standardized test requirements: SAT I considered if submitted, ACT considered if submitted, SAT I or ACT considered if submitted, SAT II considered if submitted
School's test preference: SAT I
High school units required or recommended:
English: 4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language: 2 required, 4 recommended
History: 2 required, 2 recommended
Lab: 2 required, 2 recommended
Math: 3 required, 4 recommended
Science: 3 required, 4 recommended
Social studies: 4 required, 4 recommended
Other: 1 required, 1 recommended
Total: 19 required, 23 recommended
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible: College Writing Program and Summer Writing Intensive for applicants not normally admissible.
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: December 1
Number of early decision applications submitted: 17
Number of early decision applications accepted: 16 (94%)
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: yes

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN SELECTION PROCESS
Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank very important
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores not considered
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview important
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities very important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work important
  • work experience considered
Admissions is need blind: yes
Average secondary school GPA: 3.4
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 99%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 47%
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 23 - 30
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 52%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 36%

UNDERGRADUATE NOTIFICATION FOR FALL TERM
Notification of admission: by March 1
Acceptance of admission: must accept by May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter

FIRST-TIME FRESHMAN ENROLLMENT
Number of completed applications received: 1,408
Number of applicants offered admission: 1,055 (75%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 268 (25%)
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number of students put on waiting list: 37
Number accepting place on waiting list: 22 (59%)
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 13 (59%)
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools: 66%
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 67%
Tuition deposit amount: $250, nonrefundable
Admission may be deferred: yes, up to 1 year