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Earlham College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$56,070 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$44,370 tuition
$9,570 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$930 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$56,070 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$44,370 tuition
$9,570 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$930 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$27,398 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
35% get federal aid ($6,569 avg)
10% get state aid ($4,798 avg)
96% get institn'l aid ($27,398 avg)
63% get loans ($7,132 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.01% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.01% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $30,211 96%
Federal Grant Aid $6,569 35%
Pell Grants $4,307 34%
Other Federal Grants $3,404 24%
Institution Grant Aid $27,398 96%
State Grant Aid $4,798 10%
Student Loans $7,132 63%
Federal Loans $6,138 62%
Other Loans $11,191 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y
- Y
$7,500 - $40,600 Y Y
$7,500 - $40,600 Y Y
- Y
$1,250 Y Y Y
$2,500 - $5,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: March 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Earlham College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
801 National Rd West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
(765) 983-1200
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,479
Out of State $1,479


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rising Senior
  • Jun-22-2017 I am a current student here

    I come from a very low income family and Earlham has been incredible with financial aid. Accounting can be stressful, and prepare for your tuition to go up over the years, but overall they can be very, very generous. Thank you, wealth alumni!

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  • 4
  • Emily from Nineveh, IN
  • Jan-13-2015 I am a current student here

    Although Earlham is expensive, for the quality and personalized education you get here, it's hard to beat.

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  • 3
  • Hosanna from Richmond, IN
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Earlham is EXTREMELY expensive and scholarships are the only reason that I, personally, was able to come here. It is an amazing and wonderful school but i hesitate to say that it's worth the same amount as Harvard.

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  • 5
  • Gabrielle from Detroit, MI
  • Dec-08-2013 I am a current student here

    Earlham is really expensive but it's totally worth it. They offer a lot of financial aid, most of my friends here essentially came because it offered the best financial aid package. The things the school does for us and the academics prove why the school costs so much. You get what you pay for here, and that's an amazing education and community life.

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