Ripon College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Ripon, WI, which is a predominantly rural area. The school's smaller size in terms of enrollment, about 1,100 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the size of the class and ease of access to professors.
Students can choose from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Recreation And Fitness Studies
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 990 - 1230 for the SAT exam and between 22 - 27 on the ACT is common among students admitted to Ripon College. This school has an admissions rate of 75% of which only 27% chose to enroll.
The cost of tuition is close to $32,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. School housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $4,800. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Ripon College Red Hawks participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Soccer (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, admission forms, programs offered, and more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.ripon.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Ripon College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Ripon College is around 790 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 27% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $36,000-$43,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,200 to $1,400 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$24,776|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$9,124|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Ripon College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Ripon College has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||60%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Ripon College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Midwest Conference)
- Basketball (Midwest Conference)
- Football (Midwest Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Ripon College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
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- University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in Oshkosh, WI (19 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Green Bay in Green Bay, WI (66 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in Whitewater, WI (70 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Parkside in Kenosha, WI (96 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in La Crosse, WI (119 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Ripon College for official up-to-date information.