Ripon College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,823
4.49% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,596
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.24%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
74.1%
2,614 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
816
98.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
67.3%
142 Graduates

About

Ripon College is a higher education institution located in Fond du Lac County, WI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Ripon College were General Business (20 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (16 degrees), and General Psychology (11 degrees).

In 2020, 165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ripon College. 56.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (131 degrees), 10.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ripon College is $46,823, which is $18,423 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Ripon College is $46,823, which is $18,423 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,596.

In 2020, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,823
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Ripon College was $46,823. The cost of tuition at Ripon College is $18,423 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,596
2020 Value
5.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Ripon College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,596. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Ripon College grew by 5.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,702
Room and Board
$750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ripon College was of $7,702 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $750. The cost of room and board increased by 1.66% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Ripon College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2019, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.24%
2018 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Ripon College was 3.24%, which represents 7 out of the 216 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Ripon College received 2,614 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.86% annual decline. Out of those 2,614 applicants, 1,936 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.1% acceptance rate.

There were 816 students enrolled at Ripon College in 2020, and 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Ripon College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,936
Accepted Out of 2,614

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Ripon College was 74.1% (1,936 admissions from 2,614 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 69.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −9.86%, while admissions declined by −3.97%.

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage
37
Scores Submitted

15% of enrolled first-time students at Ripon College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Ripon College has a total enrollment of 816 students. The full-time enrollment at Ripon College is 801 students and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 98.2% of students enrolled at Ripon College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ripon College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.2% White, 9.56% Hispanic or Latino, 3.43% Black or African American, 3.31% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Ripon College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by White Male (36.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ripon College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 816 students. The full-time enrollment at Ripon College is 801 and the part-time enrollment is 15. This means that 98.2% of students enrolled at Ripon College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 Ripon College was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Ripon College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    646
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    78
  3. Black or African American
    28

The enrolled student population at Ripon College is 79.2% White, 9.56% Hispanic or Latino, 3.43% Black or African American, 3.31% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.123% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2020, 21 more women than men received degrees from Ripon College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ripon College is white (131 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Ripon College is General Business (20 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (16 degrees) and General Psychology (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Ripon College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees awarded), History (11 degrees), and Physical Sciences (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ripon College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (419,694 people), Other managers (325,737 people), Postsecondary teachers (218,029 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (182,921 people), and Secondary school teachers (150,803 people).

The most specialized majors at Ripon College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees awarded), History (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees).

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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 Ripon College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Ripon College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees awarded), History (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees).

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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 Ripon College are Elementary & secondary schools (508,304 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (451,305 people), Legal services (323,104 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (239,010 people), and Computer Systems Design (237,538 people).

The most specialized majors at Ripon College are Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees awarded), History (11 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Social Sciences (26 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (9 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ripon College.
Most Common
  1. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Ripon College was General Business with 20 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

72
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
93
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Ripon College, which is 0.774 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (93).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Ripon College in General Business, which is 1.86 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to women at Ripon College in General Biological Sciences, which is 3 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%
100% Completion Time
68%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 61% of students graduating from Ripon College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Ripon College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    131 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ripon College is white (131 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (13 degrees).

0.606% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    73 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ripon College is white female (73 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (58 degrees).

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Operations

Ripon College has an endowment valued at nearly $92M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.33M (1.44%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Ripon College had a total salary expenditure of $29.2M. Ripon College employs 22 Associate professors, 18 Professors, and 9 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ripon College are Male Associate professors (14), Male Professors(9), and Female Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ripon College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, Management, with 23 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$92M
2020 Endowment
2.5%
decline from 2019

Ripon College has an endowment valued at about $92M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Ripon College declined 2.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $52.1M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.63M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Ripon College received $1.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.5M
2020 Salaries
8.53%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Ripon College paid a median of $10.5M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($29.2M) and a 8.53% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.95% growth from 2018 and a 4.67% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.5M
Instructional Salaries
52
Number of Employees

In 2020, Ripon College paid a total of $3.5M to 52 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
26 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ripon College were Associate professor with 22 employees; Professor with 18 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ripon College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees; Management with 23 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ripon College was Male Associate professor with 14 employees, Male Professor with 9 employees, and Female Professor with 9 employees.

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

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