Kiplinger’s Ranks Scripps Best Value College for 2018

CLAREMONT, California - December 22, 2017

Scripps College

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked Scripps College as #44 among the Top 100 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. for 2018, and #82 among all colleges (300 out of 1,200 make the top-ranked list). 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 full rankings are available online at and will appear in print in the February 2018 issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, on newsstands January 9.