Ripon College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Ripon, WI, Ripon College is one of the best universities in the state of Wisconsin. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Ripon College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Ripon College.

300 Seward Street Ripon, WI 54971-0248
Phone: (920) 748-8337
Web site:

Rankings: Ripon College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 122
Score: 46
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 99
Average freshman retention rate: 85.8%
6-year graduation rate: 70.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 63%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 7
Faculty resources ranking: 177
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 58.4%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 1.6%
Student faculty ratio (2020): N/A
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 82.0%
Student selectivity ranking: 138
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-27
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 26%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 50%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 78.9%
Financial resources rank: 171
Alumni giving rank: 38
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 38.7%

Ripon College History

Essential Facts: Ripon College

  • Ripon College has a fun enjoyable atmosphere with teachers that make learning fun. The advisers are very understanding and knowledgeable about all majors. Very small, private college.
  • The average GPA at Ripon College is 3.41. This makes Ripon College Moderately Competitive for GPAs. With a GPA of 3.41, Ripon College requires you to be around average in your high school class.
  • The college has four all-male fraternities including chapters of Sigma Chi, Theta Chi, Phi Delta Theta, and a local fraternity, Phi Kappa Pi, (named Merriman for the college’s founding president).

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 94%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 33%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 23%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 87%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 45%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook