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Scripps College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Scripps College

Scripps College

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Scripps College Description:

Located in Claremont, California, Scripps College is one of the top women's colleges in the country. For both academics and resources, it holds its own with the Northeastern women's colleges that might have greater name recognition -- Wellesley, Bryn Mawr, Barnard, Mount Holyoke and Smith. And some students might even prefer palm trees and Spanish architecture to snow and ice. Scripps' core curriculum focuses on interdisciplinary humanities, and academics are supported by a 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio. For prospective students who have reservations about single sex colleges, realize that Scripps students can take up to 2/3 of their classes at the other Claremont Colleges (Pomona, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer and Claremont McKenna).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 962 (945 undergrads)
  • Gender Breakdown: 100% Female
  • 99% Full-time

Scholarships for Scripps College (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $43,620
  • Books: $800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,468
  • Other Expenses: $1,000
  • Total Cost: $58,888

Scripps College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 56%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 47%
    • Loans: 39%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $27,877
    • Loans: $4,698

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, English, Fine Arts, Math, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 92%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 85%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 90%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Scripps College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.scrippscollege.edu/about/index.php

"The 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."

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