Scripps College
Claremont, CA 91711-3905

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Scripps College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,022 applications and only 903 students were granted admission. Scripps College is at the #28 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 56% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 57% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 270 enrollees 151 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 30 34
Math 26 31
Composite 28 32

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 270 enrollees 154 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 660 740
Math 630 700
Combined (Math + Reading) 1290 1440

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

Scripps College uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Considered but not required

  • Secondary school rank

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in Scripps College, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 0 3,022 3,022
Admitted students 0 903 903
Enrolled students 0 270 270
Acceptance rate 29.9% 29.9% 64%
Yield 29.9% 29.9% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at Scripps College.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Not Accepted
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

January 1

  • Regular application
  • Fall application

January 2

  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores

February 15

  • Early decision applicants will be notified

April 1

  • Applicants notification date
  • Transfer application (regular)

May 1

  • Students must reply to acceptance offer

November 15

  • Early decision application

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0.2 mile away
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0.3 mile away
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0.4 mile away
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