Scripps College: Ranking & Review

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Claremont Rank United States Rank World Rank
7 999 3572
Top 21%

Scripps College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate33%%33%
Enrolled undergraduates327327
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,08371,076

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores168
Percent of students submitting SAT scores51%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores199
Percent of students submitting ACT scores61%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Scripps College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $71,060 $71,060
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,294 and other expenses per full academic year.

Scripps College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 992 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $52,748 $52,748
Fees for full-time undergraduates $218 $218
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,649 $1,649
Tuition for Full-time graduates $38,226 $38,226
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,195 $1,195

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 56 56
Social Sciences 36 36
Visual and Performing Arts 20 20
Psychology 19 19
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 17 17
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 16 16
English Language and Literature & Letters 15 15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14 14
Natural Resources and Conservation 10 10
Physical Sciences 8 8
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8 8
Legal Professions and Studies 7 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6 6
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 5 5
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 5 5
Engineering 1 4 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
History 2 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 1
Grand Total1253254

A total of 254 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Scripps College.

Graduation rate88%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%

General info

MottoIncipit Vita Nova
Here Begins New Life
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Scripps College is “to educate women to develop their intellects and talents through active participation in a community of scholars, so that as graduates they may contribute to society through public and private lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity.”
Colorssage green, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff325
Instructional FTE108
Research FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1030 North Columbia Avenue
Claremont, California, 91711-3905
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (909) 607 7508

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