Scripps College

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Scripps College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Claremont, CA, a predominately suburban area. The small size of enrollment, which is around 1,100 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1940 (25th percentile) - 2203 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 29 (25th percentile) - 32 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the Scripps College average GPA (3.75 - 3.96) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 36% of all those who apply are admitted to Scripps College, from which 32 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at scrippscollege.edu.

Overall Scripps College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

35.7%

The overall acceptance rate for Scripps College was reported as 35.7% in Fall 2013 with over 2,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1940 - 2203
  • ACT Scores: 29 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.75 - 3.96

How Hard Is It to Get into Scripps College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Scripps College has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Scripps College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 32.9%
  • 2010-2011: 39.1%
  • 2011-2012: 36.3%
  • 2012-2013: 32.4%
  • 2013-2014: 35.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 35.1%

How Does Scripps College Compare?

35.7%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Scripps College is fifty-five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Harvey Mudd College18.2%
Claremont McKenna College11.7%
Pitzer College14.5%
Pomona College13.9%
La Sierra University46.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants2,378-100.0%
Admitted849-100.0%
Enrolled272-100.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Scripps College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading640 - 733
Math640 - 720
Writing660 - 750
Total Score1940 - 2203
ACT®Score Range
English29 - 34
Math27 - 32
Composite Score29 - 32
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