Ripon College

Ripon, WI

Ripon College

Ripon, WI

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

56%

female

11.55

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,016
Declined 884
Total Received 2,900
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Private

756

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Ripon College, founded in 1851, is a private, residential, liberal arts college. Its 250-acre campus is located in Ripon, WI, 80 miles northwest of Milwaukee.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 756
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational

250-acre campus in Ripon (population: 7,733), 80 miles from Milwaukee. Major airport serves Milwaukee; smaller airports serve Oshkosh (18 miles) and Appleton (40 miles); bus serves Fond du Lac (20 miles). School operates transportation to Appleton, Milwaukee, and Oshkosh.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Milwaukee
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Outagamie County

Ripon College
300 West Seward Street
Ripon, WI
54971-0248

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
94%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Environmental Group
  • Student Senate
  • Community Service Coalition
  • SMAC (Student Media and Activities Committee)

Top Events

  • Springfest
  • Winterfest
  • Frisbee Golf Tournament
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.43

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,016
Declined 884
Total Received 2,900

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
History, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Internships
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

756

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

756
students

Female
56%
426

Male
48%
361

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

772
students

Female
55%
417

Male
45%
355

2%

15
students

Female
60%
9

Male
40%
6

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

13

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

40%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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