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Scripps College

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Scripps Address

CLAREMONT CA 91711-3948
General information:(909) 621-8000
Financial aid office:(909) 621-8275
Admissions office:(909) 621-8149University Homepage

Tuition + Scripps Housing (2013-2014)

Meals Per Week:16

Undergrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee:$60

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:853
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 1,028
# of Grad students: 31
Total Students: 1,059




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

64% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $87

8% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $9,223

52% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $28,250

42% receive student loans and the average amount is $4,925The New Generation Scholarship: full tuition all four years, three round trip tickets home, $3,000 summer research stipend.

The James E. Scripps Scholarship: half-tuition merit scholarship for students with outstanding records of achievement.

Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website

Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Average ACT: 28.0

Special Programs

B.A./M.A. in American Politics, B.A./M.A. in Economics, B.A./M.A. in International Studies, B.A./M.A. in Public Policy, B.A./M.A. in Business Administration, B.A./M.A. in Philosophy, B.A./M.A. in Religious Studies,

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Student Services

Counseling Services
Employment Services


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