PO Box 248,Ripon, WI 54971 920-748-8114
http://www.ripon.edu adminfo@ripon.edu
About Ripon College
  • Year of Foundation 1851
  • Size of Campus 250 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 979
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 27%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $26,806
  • Room and Board $7,770
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 1,038
Ripon College is a liberal arts and sciences college located in the small city of Ripon, Wisconsin. Founded in 1851, Ripon is a blend of tradition and innovation. Small group seminars are held in beautiful century old buildings with windows that look across our lovely tree shaded campus and the college also offers computer equipped classrooms, modern laboratories, a beautiful flexible space theater, and excellent athletic facilities. Ripon College prepares students of diverse interests for lives of productive, socially responsible citizenship. Our liberal arts curriculum and residential campus create an intimate learning community in which students experience a richly personalized education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Eka Francian, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Pi Lambda Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Phi Alpha, Beta Beta Beta, Omicron Delta
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Christian Fellowship, Spirituality Association of Ripon College
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus sporting events, Springfest, Take Over the Union, Yule Ball, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Ripon College Ethical Leadership Conference, Sledding with the President, Bedtime with President Joyce(he reads bedtime stories), Midnight Breakfast served by facult
  • Setting Rural
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat members 23%
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 15%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Cultural Diversity Club, Arabic Language Club
  • Distance to nearest train Columbus, Wisconsin (42)
  • Distance to nearest bus Fond du Lac (20)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Milwaukee (94), Appleton (40)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 82%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 60%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (23%), women's dorms (9%), men's dorms (13%), sorority housing (22%), fraternity housing (33%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Rodman Resource Center; Ripon College Archives; Ripon College Antiquities Collection
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 185,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Ceresco Prairie Conservancy, outdoor classroom and nature preserve; Ripon College Museum, primarily a history museum; Wyman Planetarium in Farr Hall
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 341
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 9,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 315
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Hewitt Associates, M&I Bank, TEK Systems, Northern Trust Company, Peace Corps, Covance, United States Military
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 63%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 794
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
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