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Rankings and Achievements

Scripps College continues to be ranked highly among the most academically prestigious colleges in the country.

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranks Scripps College as #28 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. for 2021, and #82 in Best Value Schools.

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Scripps College as #39 among the Top 100 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. for 2019, and #67 among all colleges. Kiplinger assesses value by measurable standards of academic quality and affordability. Quality measures include the admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio and four-year graduation rate. Cost criteria include sticker price, financial aid and average debt at graduation. Scripps College has appeared on the Kiplinger list multiple times over the years.

The Princeton Review

Princeton Review ranks Scripps College as a Best Value College, a Best Western College, and one of its Best 386 Colleges nationally for 2021.

Forbes

Forbes Magazine ranks Scripps College as one of America’s top colleges, with an overall ranking of #12 in its In the West 2019 list. Scripps comes in at #51 among all private colleges in its Top Colleges 2019 list, and #60 overall. Scripps also had an overall ranking of #163 in America’s Best Value Colleges and #24 among liberal arts universities.

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal ranks Scripps College as #67 overall among all colleges for 2021. Quality measures include resources, student engagement, graduation rate, academic reputation, student diversity, and student inclusion.

Money

Finance news publisher Money ranks Scripps College as one of the Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value, for 2020. Money assesses value by measuring the schools that successfully combine quality and affordability. Their rankings methodology includes tuition fees, family borrowing, and career earnings.

Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly ranks Scripps College as a Best Liberal Arts College nationally and a Best Bang for the Buck (West) in its 2020 rankings. Washington Monthly‘s rankings methodology includes social mobility, research, and community and national service.