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Friday 6.22.2018

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Earlham College

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

Official telephone: (765) 983-1200
Toll-free telephone: (800) 327-5426
Fax number: (765) 983-1234
Screen last updated on: January 2018

The admissions information below is valid for the 2017 academic year.

Admissions officer: Joshua Stevens,
Director of Admissions
Contacting the office: 765 983-1600
800 327-5426 (toll free)
765 983-1560 (fax)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Priority filing date for fall: January 15
Final filing date for fall: February 15
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall: no
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:
Preference given to applicants with minimum 3.0 GPA who rank in 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 or ACT considered if submitted, SAT II considered if submitted
School's test preference: SAT I
Dates test scores should be received: February 15 for SAT I/ACT
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: 2 required, 2 recommended
Total: 16 required, 20 recommended
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible: Summer Writing Intensive for applicants not normally admissible.
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: November 15
Number of early decision applications submitted: 22
Number of early decision applications accepted: 16 (73%)
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank considered
  • recommendations considered
  • standardized test scores considered
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview considered
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability considered
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Admissions is need blind: yes
Average secondary school GPA: 3.67
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 97%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 42%
Average SAT I: 630 verbal, 625 math, 1865 combined
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 1680 - 2050
Average ACT: 30 English, 27 math, 28 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 25 - 31
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 43%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 41%

Notification of admission: by April 1
Acceptance of admission: must accept by May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter

Number of completed applications received: 2,917
Number of applicants offered admission: 1,681 (58%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 355 (21%)
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number of students put on waiting list: 264
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 77
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 73%
Tuition deposit amount: $250, nonrefundable
Admission may be deferred: yes, up to 1 year

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