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Future Students

Learn with Purpose

You’re up to the challenge of living purposefully, and your college experience should support that. At Scripps, you’ll learn how to skillfully direct your own path in everything you do, so you’re ready for what comes next.

What is studying at Scripps like?

With support from Scripps faculty, you can discover what interests you and pursue it wholeheartedly.

  • “Part of the reason I chose Scripps is the aspect of academic exploration. We have the privilege to explore various fields of study before committing to one.” -Serena Liu ‘24, Biochemistry
  • As part of the Claremont Consortium, you can take classes at any of the other four colleges on campus
  • Learn outside of the classroom by studying abroad in places like Florence, Italy or Tokyo, Japan
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What is the Scripps community like?

“Scripps has an incredibly encouraging and supportive community. No one can take away the confidence that you build at Scripps!” -Angie Navarro ’22, Politics

“Scripps is really good at teaching students to critique what’s taken for granted and demand for better.”

-Ali Bush ‘19, Art History

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Is Scripps worth it?

Your college education is an important investment, and you should see the benefits—even after you’ve graduated. 

  • “I am extremely grateful for the resources Scripps provides students and the strong alumni network that I’ve gotten the opportunity to interact with.” -Aby Rivera ‘21, Pre-law track
  • Over 85% of students hold at least one internship, gaining real life experience at places like Apple and the Smithsonian Institute
  • Connect with successful Scripps alumnae through our networking platform, Olive Grove

#28

Ranked in National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S.

$44k

Average need-based financial award

10:1

Student-to-faculty ratio

#39

in Kiplinger’s Top 100 Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S.

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“I chose Scripps College because I wanted to belong to a community of ambitious women, which is important to me because it definitely inspires me to do my best as a Woman of Color in STEM.”

— Nancy Puente ’23, Biochemistry

— Nancy Puente ’23, Biochemistry

Opportunities in Southern California

Nestled at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California, at Scripps you’ll experience Claremont’s small-town charm with the work and play benefits of Los Angeles, only 35 miles away.

  • Reap the benefits of the Claremont Consortium, from the co-ed campuses and shared recreational facilities to the diverse people you’ll meet
  • Southern California is home to thousands of organizations where Scripps students volunteer their time, like Heal the Bay, Loma Linda Medical Center, or Planned Parenthood
  • Home to dynamic industries like entertainment and technology, Southern California offers exciting career options, such as internships at 20th Century Fox and jobs at Google
  • Los Angeles is a cultural nexus point where you can explore neighborhoods like Little Tokyo, Koreatown, or La Placita Olvera
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