Scripps College

Claremont, CA

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Scripps College

Scripps College Student Essentials

Scripps College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascots: Stags (men), Athenas (women)
Website: www.scrippscollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $41,736
Out-of-State Tuition: $41,736
Retention Rate: 96%
Enrollment: 963
Year Established: 1926

About Scripps College

Part of the highly respected Claremont college system, Scripps College is an all-women’s private school in Claremont, California that offers rigorous academics and a unique inter-college system on a scenic campus.

Majors offered at Scripps include Art Conservation, Classics, Economics, Gender and Women’s Studies, Music and Writing. Science offerings are also numerous and include everything from Astronomy to Environmental Science to Neuroscience.

Since Scripps is part of a network of other private colleges including Pitzer and Claremont-McKenna, students may also pursue a major or single courses offered at one of the other schools if it isn’t offered at Scripps.

The Scripps environment is a picturesque one. Tree-lined streets and historical buildings, which resemble those of an old New England college, are set in the middle of the charming town of Claremont.

The Scripps student life offers such cultural experiences as an on-campus art gallery and performing arts center. Clubs and organizations range from a knitting club to a marine biology club to an environmentalist group to a science fiction organization.

Within 45 minutes of Claremont there is the cultural hub of Los Angeles, where museums, theatres, film-related events, restaurants and other activities abound.

Highly competitive, Scripps College generally only accepts women who have a high GPA and are top-ranking in their class.

Financial aid is awarded based on such factors as financial need and scholastic merit.

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Scripps College Map & Location

Scripps College
1030 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711


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Getting Around Scripps College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Claremont, CA

Winter
Dec
68
42
Jan
68
43
Feb
69
45
Spring
Mar
71
47
Apr
76
49
May
79
54
Summer
Jun
84
58
Jul
90
62
Aug
92
62
Fall
Sep
89
60
Oct
80
55
Nov
74
47

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 954
Freshman Class 279
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 963

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 10%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 47%
  • Asian: 13%
  • Unknown and Other: 25%
Latino 10%
African American 4%
Caucasian 47%
Asian 13%
Unknown and Other 25%

Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%
Full-Time 84%
Part-Time 16%
Women 100%
Men 0%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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