About the College
- Top-ranked, private, residential women’s liberal arts college.
- 97% of current students live on campus.
- Founded in 1926 by newspaper publisher and philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps recognized as one of America’s most beautiful college campuses.
- Scripps is the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges—a consortium comprising Pomona, Scripps, Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, and Pitzer Colleges.
- Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Scripps’ 32-acre campus is widely recognized as one of America’s most beautiful college campuses.
- 10:1 student/faculty ratio.
- 16 average class size.
- 50 majors at Scripps.
- 25% of Scripps students choose a double or dual major.
- 100% of Scripps students complete a senior thesis or project prior to graduation.
- Top five majors: psychology, biology, English, media studies, and international relations.
- 118 full-time faculty.
- 95% of first-year students were in the top quarter of their high school class
- Scripps students annually win research and fellowship grants from the Fulbright Foundation, the National Science Foundation, Goldwater Scholarship, and Watson Fellowship programs, among others.
- Scripps is ranked in the top 15 among U.S. baccalaureate institutions credited with producing the greatest number of Fulbrights.
- 968 undergraduate students
- 40% students of color
- 4% international students
* Enrollment data from fall 2015 census