Scripps College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$60,494
3.9% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$43,923
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
27.9%
3,099 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,099
99.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
84.1%
227 Graduates

About

Scripps College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Postbaccalaureate Certificate concentrations at Scripps College were Pre-Medical Studies (30 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 291 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Scripps College. 95.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 4.12% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (152 degrees), 3.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Scripps College is $60,494, which is $32,164 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Scripps College is $60,494, which is $32,164 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $43,923.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Scripps College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 22% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$60,494
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Scripps College was $60,494. The cost of tuition at Scripps College is $32,164 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$43,923
2022 Value
1.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Scripps College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $43,923. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Scripps College grew by 1.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,998
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Scripps College was of $18,998 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.89% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
22%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Scripps College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.1% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Scripps College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 102 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Scripps College received 3,099 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.98% annual growth. Out of those 3,099 applicants, 865 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 27.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,099 students enrolled at Scripps College in 2022. 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Scripps College has an overall enrollment yield of 30.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

27.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
865
Accepted Out of 3,099

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Scripps College was 27.9% (865 admissions from 3,099 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 29.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.98%, while admissions declined by −0.803%..

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SAT Scores

32%
Submission Percentage (2022)
83
Scores Submitted (2022)

32% of enrolled first-time students at Scripps College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Scripps College had a total enrollment of 1,099 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Scripps College is 1,090 students and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 99.2% of students enrolled at Scripps College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Scripps College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.7% White, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Asian, 11.2% Two or More Races, and 4% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Scripps College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.9%) and Asian Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (13.3%) and Asian Male (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Scripps College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,099 students. The full-time enrollment at Scripps College is 1,090 and the part-time enrollment is 9. This means that 99.2% of students enrolled at Scripps College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Scripps College was 91%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Scripps College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    590 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    143 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    140 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Scripps College is 53.7% White, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 12.7% Asian, 11.2% Two or More Races, and 4% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 18 students (1.64%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 267 more women than men received degrees from Scripps College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Scripps College is white (152 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Postbaccalaureate Certificate concentration at Scripps College is Pre-Medical Studies (30 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Scripps College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (19 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Scripps College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (446,787 people), Physicians (433,297 people), Other managers (379,111 people), Postsecondary teachers (297,875 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (282,246 people).

The most specialized majors at Scripps College in 2022 are English (19 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), and Biology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Scripps College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Scripps College are English (19 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), and Biology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Scripps College are Elementary & secondary schools (683,708 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (650,621 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (594,764 people), Legal services (358,640 people), and Computer Systems Design (285,183 people).

The most specialized majors at Scripps College are English (19 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (10 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), Social Sciences (47 degrees), and Biology (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Scripps College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 19 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Scripps College was General Political Science & Government with 24 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
279
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Scripps College, which is 0.043 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (279).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Scripps College in Pre-Medical Studies, which is 0.667 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to women at Scripps College in General Political Science & Government. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

81%
100% Completion Time
88%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 81% of students graduating from Scripps College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 88% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 88% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Scripps College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.2% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    152 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Scripps College is white (152 degrees awarded). There were 3.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

5.5% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    149 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Scripps College is white female (149 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (43 degrees).

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Operations

Scripps College has an endowment valued at nearly $461M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−14.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Scripps College had a total salary expenditure of 91.3M. Scripps College employs 45 Associate professors, 38 Assistant professors and 25 Professors. Most academics at Scripps College are Female Assistant professor (24), Male Associate professor (23), and Female Associate professor (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Scripps College are: Service, with 66 employees, Management, with 52 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

Endowment

$461M
2022 Endowment
14.7%
decline from 2021

Scripps College has an endowment valued at about $461M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Scripps College declined 14.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $411M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.6M
2022 Salaries
0.137%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Scripps College paid a median of $25.6M in salaries, which represents 28.1% of their overall expenditure ($91.3M) and a 0.137% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.8M
Instructional Salaries
110
Number of Employees

In 2022, Scripps College paid a total of $11.8M to 110 employees working as instructors, which represents 46% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
66 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Scripps College were Associate professor with 45 employees, Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Professor with 25 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Scripps College were Service with 66 employees, Management with 52 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 42 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Scripps College was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Associate professor with 23 employees, and Female Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Scripps College.

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