Resources › For Students and Parents Ripon College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Ripon College. Photo courtesy of Ripon College For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated July 17, 2017 Ripon College Admissions Overview: With an acceptance rate of 66%, Ripon College has moderately accessible admissions. Students with good grades and relatively strong standardized test scores are likely to be admitted to the school. Those applying will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, and (optional) letters of recommendation and a personal essay. For complete instructions and requirements, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact the admissions office for more information. While campus visits are not required, they are encouraged for any and all interested students. Admissions Data (2015): Ripon College Acceptance Rate: 66%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 450 / 640SAT Math: 500 / 620SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanCompare SAT scores for Wisconsin collegesACT Composite: 21 / 27ACT English: 21 / 27ACT Math: 21 / 27ACT Writing: - / -What these ACT numbers meanCompare ACT scores for Wisconsin colleges Ripon College Description: Ripon College is located 80 miles Northwest of Milwaukee in Ripon, Wisconsin. Ripon College was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its excellence in liberal arts education. Admissions standards are selective but not outrageous--the school would be on target for many "B" students. The college's ability to engage students and give them a meaningful educational experience is reflected in their success rates--71% of students graduate within six years, a much higher percentage than most schools with similar locations and student profiles. The college's academics are supported by a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 20. Ripon also gives generous financial aid and provides a great educational value. Enrollment (2015): Total Enrollment: 794 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female99% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $39,142Books: $750 (why so much?)Room and Board: $7,769Other Expenses: $1,600Total Cost: $49,261 Ripon College Financial Aid (2014 - 15): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 79%Average Amount of AidGrants: $24,776Loans: $9,124 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Anthropology, Biology, Business, English, History, Health and Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 93%4-Year Graduation Rate: 60%6-Year Graduation Rate: 69% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Cycling, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, BasketballWomen's Sports: Dance, Cycling, Tennis, Volleyball, Track and Field, Softball, Cross Country, Swimming Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Explore Other Wisconsin Colleges and Universities: Beloit | Carroll | Lawrence | Marquette | MSOE | Northland | St. Norbert | UW-Eau Claire | UW-Green Bay | UW-La Crosse | UW-Madison | UW-Milwaukee | UW-Oshkosh | UW-Parkside | UW-Platteville | UW-River Falls | UW-Stevens Point | UW-Stout | UW-Superior | UW-Whitewater | Wisconsin Lutheran Ripon College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.ripon.edu/mission/ "Ripon College prepares students of diverse interests for lives of productive, socially responsible citizenship. Our liberal arts curriculum and residential campus create an intimate learning community in which student experience a richly personalized education."