Overall Scripps College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1280 - 1448
- ACT Scores: 29 - 32
- Average GPA: 4.1
How Hard Is It to Get into Scripps College
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Scripps is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Scripps College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in CA
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|California Lutheran University||62%|
|Claremont McKenna College||11%|
|Harvey Mudd College||13%|
|St. Thomas Aquinas College||79%|
|University of Redlands||68%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
While there are no specific high school courses required for admission to Scripps, they prefer students who have completed at least four years of English and at least three years of math, social studies, science and foreign language.
Your application must include your official high school transcript, two teacher letters of recommendation and a school report with a letter from your counselor. You should submit your ACT or SAT Reasoning scores as well.
You’re encouraged to sign up for an interview as part of the admissions process. While this isn’t required, it may improve your chance of acceptance.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||650 - 730|
|Math||630 - 718|
|Total Score:||1280 - 1448|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||31 - 34|
|Math||27 - 32|
|Composite Score:||29 - 32|