Scripps College: Review & Facts

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Scripps College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 965 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1926 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Claremont, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Scripps College will give you the opportunity to receive a 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, or postbaccalaureate certificate.

Scripps College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Biology, General Studies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
92%
Scripps College student retention rate is very high at 92% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Scripps College is very good: 87%. Approximately 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Scripps College is good -- 10:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,800
Average tuition cost is extremely high, around $43,500 per year. The additional fees at Scripps College beyond tuition are approximately $300; this makes it a total of $43,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Scripps 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
32%
According to government data, 2,373 applications were submitted and 769 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Scripps College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,300
Scripps College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Scripps College, 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-
Scripps College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: approximately $7,300 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Scripps 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Scripps College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Scripps College Location and Maps



Post Address: Scripps College, 1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-3905, USA
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