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Academics at Earlham College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Earlham will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Earlham this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 1,050 undergraduate students at Earlham College is 135 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 10 to 1 which places Earlham College among the best concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Earlham College , there are 10 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the best regarding instructional attention.
The vast majority of the instructors (90.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (88.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (100.0% ) are full-time.
A slim percentage of the faculty (28.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

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Most Popular Majors Students Sign Up For

Earlham College offers 40 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 37 majors within 19 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Earlham College awarded 264 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Business Administration & Management04040
General Biology01919
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology01717
English Literature (Other)01616
Computer Science01414

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