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Earlham College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Earlham College is a liberal arts college offering admission in various education, arts and religious programs. Undergraduate degree is offered only in Bachelor of Arts and while graduate degrees are offered in Education and Divinity Studies.

With an increased acceptance rate, from 52% in 2017 to 65% in Fall 2018, selection process of Earlham College was more flexible in last year. Over 1300 applications were accepted for admission in Undergraduate programs. College on an average enrolls 1050 students in undergraduate and 55 students in graduate programs.

  • Applications are accepted for Fall and Spring Semester.
  • English proficiency scores are mandatory for all International applicants.
  • Undergraduate applications are accepted through Common Application and Universal College Application portal.


Application Portal Common Application/Universal College Application/Earlham Graduate Application
Application Fee$35 (Undergraduate)
None (Graduate)
Payment ModeCredit Card, Paypal
Acceptance Rate for Fall 201865%
Average GPA3.69
Average SAT1270
Average ACT27
Total Expenses$58,265

Earlham College Admission Deadline

Applications for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs in Earlham College must reach Admissions Office no later than the dates mentioned below:


Spring: November 1
Early Decision: November 1
Early Action: December 1
Regular Decision: February 15

Spring: November 1
Early Decision: November 1
Early Action: December 1
Regular Decision: February 1
TransferFall: April 15
Spring: November 1
GraduateRolling Admissions

Earlham College International Admission

Earlham College enrolls over 21% of international students from 54 countries among its total student population. Applications are accepted mostly for Fall Semester.

College’s acceptance decision for Early Action and Regular Decision arrives on or before January 15 and March 15 respectively.

International Students Admission Requirement

  1. Official transcripts sent by attended school’s authority
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Two recommendation letters: one by any high school teacher and other by school counselor.
  4. Completed International Financial Aid Application
  5. English Language Proficiency Scores

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students

One of the following scores are needed as proof of English proficiency for International students not having english as their primary language. International Students having english as the primary language may also submit SAT or ACT scores for demonstrating language proficiency.

TestMinimum Score Required
SAT400 (Evidence-based Reading and Writing)
ACT20 (Reading)

Visa Requirements for International Students

International students are required to apply for F-1 or J-1 visa for legal stay in USA. Following documents are required during the visa interview:

  1. Form I-20 for F-1 visa and DS-2019 for J-1 visa
  2. A current passport
  3. Digital Photo
  4. Fee receipt of SEVIS I-901

Earlham College Undergraduate Admission

Home-schooled students, international students and students submitting GED’s instead of official transcripts, are required to submit SAT/ACT scores for Earlham College Undergraduate Admissions.

Where to Apply:Common Application/Universal College Application

Application Fee: $35

Academic Requirement:

  1. Secondary School Report by guidance counselor
  2. Official high school transcripts sent by guidance counselor
  3. Recommendation by guidance counselor and any of the high school teacher
  4. An essay

Earlham College Graduate Admission

Earlham College offers Education programs in Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and Master of Education (M.Ed). Application for both programs are accepted throughout the year.

An interview is conducted before processing of application to evaluate candidate’s commitment towards program.

Where to Apply:Earlham Graduate Application

Application Fee: None

Academic Requirement for MAT and M.Ed:

  1. Official transcripts of colleges previously attended
  2. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in Undergraduate program
  3. An Interview
  4. Personal Statement
  5. CASA or equivalent test scores (for MAT programs)
  6. Three recommendation letters, one from college professor

Students applying through Early Action and Early Decision application are given first priority in admission process. College prefers applicants having some experience in the area of studio or performing arts.

International students interested in availing scholarships are required to submit International Students Financial Aid Application (ISFAA) in the Admissions Office.

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