Ripon College

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Ripon College is a four-year undergraduate liberal arts college located in the city of Ripon, in the state of Wisconsin. Total annual enrollment is approximately 1000 and most students live on campus. For the first fifteen years of its existence, Ripon was affiliated with the Congregational and Presbyterian churches but ties to either of these religions have long since been severed. Today Ripon is a nonsectarian institution of higher learning for students of all backgrounds and faiths.

Ripon offers bachelor’s degrees in over 32 fields of study, which include, ethnic studies, visual and performing arts, business administration, biology, communications, computer science, education, foreign languages, health services and sciences, history, law, math and environmental studies among others. The college also offers quite a few pre-professional programs for students looking to attend a graduate or professional school after completing their bachelor’s degree. Interesting, over 96% of Ripon graduates are either gainfully employed or attending a professional school with 6 months of graduating.

General Information

Admission Office

300 Seward Street

PO Box 248

Ripon, WI 54971-0248

(920) 748-8114

(800) 947-4766

Fax: (920) 748-8335

[email protected]

Contact: Leigh Mlodzik

Director of Admission
Main Address

PO Box 248

Ripon, WI 54971-0248

(920) 748-8115

Total undergrads: 1,057

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 283

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,037


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 85%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Latin American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B
Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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