Ripon College: Review & Facts

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Ripon College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 935 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1851 and is the only college located in Ripon, Wisconsin.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
At Ripon College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

RC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are History, Occupational Therapy, English and Literature, Sociology and Anthropology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
Ripon College student retention rate is high at 86% (well above Wisconsin average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Ripon College is good: 76%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ripon College is good: 11:1. Find out more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,200
Average tuition costs are very high, about $29,900 per academic year. The additional fees at RC (not included in tuition costs) are around $300; which comes to a total of $30,200 per year.

Read the details about Ripon College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
As reported in recent government data, 1,046 applications were submitted and 811 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Ripon College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,500
Ripon College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Ripon College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,000 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $4,500 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Ripon College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Ripon College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ripon College Location and Maps



Post Address: Ripon College, 300 Seward St, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248, USA
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