Classes at Scripps (and all of the Claremont Colleges) are definitely a lot of work and require thoughtfulness and dedication. You will spend a considerable amount of time studying, reading, writing papers, and getting to know professors in office hours. The Core program is particularly challenging but in a fabulous mind opening way!
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The food is great! The opportunity to do undergraduate research is amazing. The professors and students are top notch. I have met lots of students from the different schools and they are people who want to help change the world for the better.» Read More
Scripps is a challenging institution that offers a variety of options through the Claremont Colleges consortium. The campus, dorms, and people are beautiful. Scripps provides the true liberal arts education experience with skilled faculty and many opportunities.» Read More
There is definitely a specific type of student who does well at Scripps College. This student is nerdy (and not necessarily in the Big Bang Theory sense), curious, and--most importantly--open to new ideas and new experiences. The required courses, such as those that fall under Core and Breath of Study, ensure that Scripps students are exposed to such ideas and experiences, and the involved and interested faculty are there to lead the way.» Read More
Scripps College is the women's college of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate colleges in southern California. Scripps offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and has a unique Core program in the humanities. The Claremont Colleges share athletic and dining facilities; additionally, cross-enrollment in classes at Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Pitzer College, and Harvey Mudd College is common for many Scripps students.» Read More
Scripps continues to be an experience I will treasure. After only my first year I feel that I've already been accepted into this diverse and nurturing community. I feel proud and obligated to carry on these traditions I have come to love at this prestigious college.» Read More