Ripon, Wisconsin

Ripon College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Ripon College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Ripon College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Ripon College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,691 out of 2,504 applicants were admitted making Ripon College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Ripon College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Ripon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Ripon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1220

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ripon College?

Ripon College typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 7 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ripon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >78%
1220 to 1320 Avg + 68%-78%
1120 to 1220 Avg - 56%-68%
1020 to 1120 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 1020 Low <42%
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Ripon College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Ripon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Ripon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ripon College?

Admission data indicates that Ripon College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ripon College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ripon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 68%-78%
20 to 23 Avg - 56%-68%
17 to 20 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 17 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Ripon College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Ripon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,459 1,045 2,504
Accepted 1,039 652 1,691
Acceptance Rate 71% 62% 68%
Enrolled 146 91 237
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 14% 14%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ripon College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Ripon College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ripon College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239628 IPEDS survey data for Ripon College.