Scripps, founded in 1926, is a private, liberal arts college for women. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Two features set Scripps College apart from other highly competitive liberal arts colleges: It is a women's college, and it emphasizes a challenging core curriculum based on interdisciplinary humanistic studies. The college's curriculum emphasizes the interrelationship and connection among the Fine Arts, Letters, Natural Sciences and the Social Sciences. Students are encouraged to examine and explore the links between past and present, ideas and objects, and people and culture. As one of the Claremont Colleges, Scripps offers students the benefits of a small women's college along with the facilities and resources of a medium-sized, coeducational university. Some of the new campus facilities include the W.M. Keck Joint Science Center, with state-of-the-art equipment and research facilities, and the Millard Sheets Art Center, with studios for painting, drawing, ceramics, and photography. In addition, there is a computer art and design laboratory, a printing press and a museum-quality gallery. Its 30-acre campus is located in Claremont, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
No, women only
1,095
Undergraduates
1,095
Women - 100%
21
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
30% of 2,952 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
717 average
680-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
728 average
700-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
31-34 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$83,330
Tuition and Fees
$60,712
Room and Board
$19,818
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$40,398
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,912
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
100
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
19%
10-19
63%
20-29
15%
30-39
2%
40-49
1%
Over 100
1%
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Claremont Population
35,096
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
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Athenas
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Asian
14.7%
Black/African-American
4%
Hispanic/Latino
13.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
10%
White
56%
Unknown
1.4%
International Students
3.7% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
76.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
46%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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