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
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 2020 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 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 2020-2021: 35.1%
How Does Scripps College Compare?
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
|Harvey Mudd College||18.2%|
|Claremont McKenna College||11.7%|
|La Sierra University||46.8%|
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)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Scripps College (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||640 - 733|
|Math||640 - 720|
|Writing||660 - 750|
|Total Score||1940 - 2203|
|English||29 - 34|
|Math||27 - 32|
|Composite Score||29 - 32|