Scripps College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$56,970
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$40,259
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
0.943%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
35.1%
2,938 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
958
92.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
87.9%
217 Graduates

About

Scripps College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Scripps College were Other Research & Experimental Psychology (21 degrees awarded), General Political Science & Government (20 degrees), and Mass Communication & Media Studies (15 degrees).

In 2020, 288 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Scripps College. 97.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 2.43% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (157 degrees), 3.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Scripps College is $56,970, which is $28,570 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Scripps College is $56,970, which is $28,570 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $40,259.

In 2020, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$56,970
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Scripps College was $56,970. The cost of tuition at Scripps College is $28,570 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$40,259
2020 Value
1.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Scripps College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $40,259. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Scripps College grew by 1.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,600
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Scripps College was of $17,600 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.95% 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

57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Scripps College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.72% with respect to 2019, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.943%
2018 Default Rate
1
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Scripps College was 0.943%, which represents 1 out of the 106 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Scripps College received 2,938 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 2.78% annual decline. Out of those 2,938 applicants, 1,032 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 35.1% acceptance rate.

There were 958 students enrolled at Scripps College in 2020, and 61% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Scripps College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

35.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,032
Accepted Out of 2,938

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Scripps College was 35.1% (1,032 admissions from 2,938 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 32%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −2.78%, while admissions grew by 6.72%.

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SAT Scores

61%
Submission Percentage
135
Scores Submitted

61% of enrolled first-time students at Scripps College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Scripps College has a total enrollment of 958 students. The full-time enrollment at Scripps College is 882 students and the part-time enrollment is 76. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Scripps College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Scripps College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.3% White, 17% Asian, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.25% Two or More Races, 3.76% Black or African American, 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Scripps College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (49.4%), followed by Asian Female (17.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.9%), followed by Asian Female (9.52%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Scripps College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 958 students. The full-time enrollment at Scripps College is 882 and the part-time enrollment is 76. This means that 92.1% of students enrolled at Scripps College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
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 Scripps College was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Scripps College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    482
  2. Asian
    163
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    140

The enrolled student population at Scripps College is 50.3% White, 17% Asian, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.25% Two or More Races, 3.76% Black or African American, 0.104% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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.

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, 15 students (1.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 274 more women than men received degrees from Scripps College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Scripps College is white (157 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Scripps College is Other Research & Experimental Psychology (21 degrees awarded), followed by General Political Science & Government (20 degrees) and Mass Communication & Media Studies (15 degrees).

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 Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 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 Scripps College are Elementary & middle school teachers (126,949 people), Postsecondary teachers (125,933 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (125,302 people), Other managers (109,767 people), and Secondary school teachers (96,172 people).

The most specialized majors at Scripps College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and English (16 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Scripps College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Scripps College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and English (16 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 Scripps College are Elementary & secondary schools (317,398 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (244,673 people), Legal services (100,709 people), Computer Systems Design (86,433 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (72,338 people).

The most specialized majors at Scripps College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (9 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), and English (16 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 Scripps College.
Most Common
  1. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 20 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Scripps College was Other Research & Experimental Psychology with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
281
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Scripps College, which is 0.0249 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (281).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Scripps College in Pre-Medical Studies, which is 1 times approximately the same the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 21 degrees were awarded to women at Scripps College in Other Research & Experimental Psychology, which is Infinityk times more than the 0 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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

In 2020, 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 89% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (94.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Scripps College is Female and Two or More Races (94.4% 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, 6.45% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    157 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Scripps College is white (157 degrees awarded). There were 3.14 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (50 degrees).

1.74% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    155 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Scripps College is white female (155 degrees awarded). There were 3.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (48 degrees).

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Operations

Scripps College has an endowment valued at nearly $375M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $14.4M (3.84%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Scripps College had a total salary expenditure of $77.2M. Scripps College employs 35 Assistant professors, 33 Associate professors, and 28 Professors. Most academics at Scripps College are Female Assistant professors (20), Female Professors(18), and Female Associate professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Scripps College are: Service, with 68 employees, Management, with 53 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$375M
2020 Endowment
0.192%
decline from 2019

Scripps College has an endowment valued at about $375M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Scripps College declined 0.192% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $335M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.09M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Scripps College received $1.09M 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

$26M
2020 Salaries
5.62%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Scripps College paid a median of $26M in salaries, which represents 33.6% of their overall expenditure ($77.2M) and a 5.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.12% growth from 2018 and a 2.44% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$10.5M
Instructional Salaries
98
Number of Employees

In 2020, Scripps College paid a total of $10.5M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.5% 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

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
68 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Scripps College were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 33 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Scripps College were Service with 68 employees; Management with 53 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Scripps College was Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, Female Professor with 18 employees, and Female Associate professor with 18 employees.

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

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