Scripps College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Scripps College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 990 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1926 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Claremont, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
55
Fair
Scripps College will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree or postbaccalaureate certificate.

Scripps College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Psychology, General Studies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
94%
Good
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.

Scripps College student retention rate is very high at 94% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Scripps College is very good: 85%. 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
$49,300
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, around $49,000 per year. The additional fees at Scripps College beyond tuition are approximately $300; this makes it a total of $49,300 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
28%
Hard
According to government data, 2,613 applications were submitted and 729 were accepted; so it is quite challenging 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
$8,200
High
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
F
Unsafe
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 $8,200 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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