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Ripon College Admission Requirements

Ripon, Wisconsin

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Chances of getting into Ripon College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.5%
Admission Difficulty for Ripon College
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Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Ripon College and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,016 out of 2,900 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Ripon College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Ripon College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 19% of students submit SAT scores and 63% submit ACT scores.

Ripon College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
19%
SAT Scores for Ripon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Ripon College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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

Ripon College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ripon College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >80%
1105 to 1220 Avg + 70%-80%
990 to 1105 Avg - 58%-70%
875 to 990 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 875 Low <45%
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Ripon College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
63%
ACT Scores for Ripon College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Ripon College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ripon College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ripon College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >80%
22 to 25 Avg + 70%-80%
19 to 22 Avg - 58%-70%
16 to 19 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 16 Low <45%
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Ripon College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Ripon College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Ripon College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ripon College was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Ripon College accepts 70% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.4 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Ripon College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,579 1,321 2,900
Accepted 1,102 914 2,016
Acceptance Rate 70% 69% 70%
Enrolled 111 110 221
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 12% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Ripon College is $30.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ripon College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Ripon College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not 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.

FAQs

Does Ripon College prefer SAT or ACT?

19% of students submit their SAT scores to Ripon College. 63% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Ripon College?

70% of those who apply are granted admission to Ripon College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Ripon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1220. 19% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Ripon College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 63% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.