If you are thinking about applying to Ripon College, the fee for the application costs $30.
Students who submit their applications to Ripon College for fall should anticipate a decision by September 15.
Here's an overiew of some of Ripon College's admissions stats.
|Ripon College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Ripon College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Ripon College does not offer early decision or early action.
Getting into Ripon College is moderately difficult. Ripon College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Ripon College accepted 80% of students, about 1,983 from 2,486 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Ripon College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Ripon College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Ripon College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Ripon College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Ripon College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Ripon College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Ripon College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 70% submitted a class rank. At Ripon College 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.
At Ripon College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||18%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||20%|
|3.00 and 3.24||14%|
|2.50 and 2.9||19%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Ripon College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Ripon College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Ripon College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Ripon College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by September 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Ripon College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Ripon College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Ripon College.
Does Ripon College accept transfer credits?
✅ Ripon College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Ripon College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Ripon College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Ripon College?
✅ Ripon College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Ripon College's acceptance rate?
✅ Ripon College has an acceptance rate of 80%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Ripon College?
❌ Ripon College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Ripon College? Ripon College is a somewhat selective institution. The Ripon College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ripon College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ripon College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Ripon College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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