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Scripps College Tops World College Ranking List

CLAREMONT, California - September 29, 2016

Wall Street Journal

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Scripps College is ranked among the Top 10% of colleges in the 2016-2017 world college rankings, in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking (WSJ/THE). The U.K.-based Times Higher Education magazine evaluated colleges around the globe on 15 metrics grouped into four “pillars” that include “Outcomes,” “Resources,” “Engagement,” and “Environment.” Scripps ranks #96 among 1,061 colleges worldwide due to its overall strength in each of these “pillars”. Scripps also ranked 12th out of 150 institutions in the U.S. Western region. 
 
According to WSJ/THE, its rankings were created to help students and parents compare top schools by placing more weight on the factors that they care about—they can look at “what students can get out of a school, not how hard it is to get in.” At colleges and universities around the world, students themselves provided information about their postgraduate success as well as their own opinions about the quality of their education