69%

Acceptance Rate

$33,102

Avg.Financial Aid

003884

FAFSA Code

About Ripon College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

807

Website

www.ripon.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Ripon, WI, Ripon College is a private university. Ripon College covers an area of 250 acres. The foundation of Ripon College was laid down in the year 1851. The motto of the Ripon College is Fides Christi Scientia and its official colors are red and black. Taking into account all the courses offered at Ripon College, the total enrolment stands at 787. The school has an academic staff of 60 who teach various courses to the students. Around 99% of the students are 24 and under at Ripon College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at RC, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Harrison Ford (Pilot, Film Producer), Spencer Tracy (Actor), McKey Sullivan (Fashion Model), and Emma Helen Blair (Editor, Historian) in its 169 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At RC, 26 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission. $92 million (2018) is the total value of endowment of the Ripon College.

Location & Contact

Address

300 West Seward Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9207488115
Fax: 9207488767
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Ripon College has been ranked at the 535th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

1000 - 1210

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Ripon College is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $30, as part of the admission process at RC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 990-1220 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Ripon College is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 300 West Seward Street, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248. To gather more information, they can call them at (920) 748-8115.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,093

Average Annual Cost

$43,508

Books And Supplies

$750

Other Fees

$300

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,600

Total One Year Cost

$54,558

Before applying to RC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $55,164. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($45,113), books and supplies ($750), room and boarding ($8,653), and budget for other expenses ($1,600). For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

22 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

21 Graduates

Biology, General

19 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

19 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Economics

12 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

7 Graduates

Computer Science

6 Graduates

Mathematics

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Biopsychology

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

International/Global Studies

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

807

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

29%

Out Of State

71%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,803 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,314/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,086/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,086/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Red Hawks

School Colors

crimson and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Midwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,653 per year for living on campus. Ripon College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at RC costs around $4,086 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 46% and 54%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,255

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,102

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,019

Students Receiving State Aid

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,919

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,474

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$37,872

$30K - $48K

$37,730

$48K - $75K

$37,388

$75K - $110K

$30,392

> $110K

$29,911

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,835,383

In case the students at Ripon College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,268, whereas the financial aid is $27,877. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,317, while the institutional aid is $27,877. At RC, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $3,835,383 per year.

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