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Scripps College

Claremont, CA

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Overview

Scripps College is a 4-year institution located in Claremont, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711
United States
Contact Laura Stratton
Director of Admission
Email: admission@scrippscollege.edu
Phone: 909-621-8149
Fax: 909-607-7508

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
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European Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
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Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology Related Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Human Biology Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
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Research And Experimental Psychology Related Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,022
Applied
967
Accepted
1,089
Enrolled
32%
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Female Admissions

3,022
Females Applied
967
Females Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
4.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: School report completed by the student's secondary school counselor

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 3rd April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 673 740
SAT Math 660 750
ACT Composite 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,970
Private
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Fees

218
Full-time student fees
17,600
Room & board
9,584
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,740
Avg. Financial Aid Package
44,089
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
35,013
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,215
Avg. Loan Aid
18,301
Avg. Grant Aid
39,007
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,089
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.4%
Black or African American 3.69%
White or Caucasian 52.54%
Asian 16.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 6.56%
Other 1.94%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 94%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
New Student Programs and Orientation Carnival, Matriculation Dinner/Dance and Spring Fling (5-College party at Scripps)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Scripps Associated Students

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No No No
Skiing (downhill) No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

136
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 102
Part-time - 34
Male - 56
Female - 80
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