Scripps College

1030 North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-3905
Tel: (909)621-8000
Private not-for-profit | 952 students
Scripps College Photo #1 - Students meet with their professor for discussion in one of the many courtyards on the Scripps College campus.
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Scripps College Photo #1 - Students meet with their professor for discussion in one of the many courtyards on the Scripps College campus.
The mission of Scripps College is to educate women to develop their intellect 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.

School Overview:

Scripps College
CountyLos Angeles County, CA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
98 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment952 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
950 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
2 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
935 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
17 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted32%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)640-730450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)620-700460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)650-730440-570
ACT English (25-75%)26-3119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)29-3418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)28-3220-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1926 by newspaper publisher and philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps College is the women's college of The Claremont Colleges. It is frequently described as one of America's most beautiful college campuses. Designed by architect Gordon Kaufmann in 1926, the campus is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Scripps' scenic 37-acre campus is located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Claremont, California. There are seventeen academic/administrative buildings, nine residence halls and one senior apartment building on campus. The Sally Tiernan Fieldhouse is the newest campus building, which encompasses exercise rooms, a 25-meter pool, and a soccer/lacrosse playing field. There are also several shared buildings for jointly sponsored programs of The Claremont Colleges including Keck Science Center, libraries, a medical service center, and a bookstore.
  • Courses of Study at Scripps includes Anthropology, Art, Art History, Asian Studies, Classics, Dance, Economics, English, French Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Hispanic Studies, History, Italian, German, Languages and Literature, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Religion and Science.
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