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Forbes Ranks Scripps College in America’s Top Colleges: Scripps Climbs in Lists for Top 25 Liberal Arts and Western Colleges and Top 50 in the U.S.

CLAREMONT, California - August 3, 2017

Scripps College

Scripps College has climbed 24 spots to #16 in ForbesTop 25 Liberal Arts Colleges ranking for 2017, up from #40 in 2016. In addition, Scripps moves to #8 from last year’s #14 spot on the national publication’s Top 25 Western Colleges list. The College has also placed #43 in Forbes’ ranking of the country’s Top 50 Colleges.

Now in its 10th year, the Forbes Top Colleges ranking places its focus on the direct benefits a college or university provides its students, weighing such variables as alumni salaries, graduation rates, student debt upon graduation, and student satisfaction. Forbes editors have stressed a change in the 2017 rankings methodology to “better reflect the values of superior return on investment, leadership and success, and a first-rate student-consumer experience,” according to the Forbes website.

Forbes has published a photo gallery of the Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges here.