The college s sports programs include soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, swimming, cross country and lacrosse. The College has garnered numerous prestigious national grants for student and faculty research, curriculum development, and educational initiatives, and has established a reputation for thoughtful leadership among higher education peers. This grade reflects a quantitative analysis of the effectiveness of the institution's policies. Scripps also requires first-year students to take a writing course in their first semester. See , Choices in Majors and Minors sections for the full policy regarding majors and minors. Since then, Scripps has continued to champion qualities of both mind and spirit in accordance with the vision of its founder, newspaper entrepreneur and philanthropist. Every first-year student takes Core I in the fall, which introduces students to major ideas that shape the modern world.
For its practices regarding sustainability, Scripps earned a B- on the College Sustainability Report Card 2011, published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. All five colleges, along with and , are part of the. For the class of 2022, Scripps accepted 24. The western area of the garden also contains a central pool and four walkways extending in the cardinal directions. On the conservation front, the college has seen monetary and energy savings through use of a new energy management system, and has designed water systems to cut down on waste. Academics are focused on interdisciplinary humanities, combined with rigorous training in the disciplines. The average high school of incoming freshmen was 4.
On the south wall of the Margaret Fowler Garden are murals by. A student may declare up to two majors and two minors. Martínez sketched in the entire composition on the plaster wall and began before dying unexpectedly on November 8, 1946 at the age of 72, leaving the mural unfinished. A student must declare a major as a second-semester sophomore, although a major may be declared at any time prior to then. It has a library that offers books, magazines, encyclopedias, research materials, newspapers and Internet access. The Claremont Colleges Scripps College is a member of the prestigious , a consortium comprising five undergraduate institutions: , , , and ; and two graduate institutions, and.
Together, the schools form a rich intellectual network with myriad benefits for students, faculty, and staff: joint academic programs, cross-registration in courses, a two-million-volume library, student bookstore, health and counseling services, chaplains offices, and recreational facilities, among others. The middle 50% range of scores for enrolled freshmen was 660-730 for critical reading, 630-730 for math, and 648-725 for writing, while the Composite middle 50% range was 29-33. At the age of 89, Scripps founded the college as one of the first institutions in the West dedicated to educating women for both professional careers and personal growth. The campus also offers a number of interactive landscaping elements, including a rose garden to the north designated for community cutting and fruit trees available for picking. Established in 1926, Scripps College is a women s college that provides academic and enrichment programs. Scripps today offers a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum, a robust intellectual community, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a rich residential experience designed to shape the next generation of leaders. Scripps College is located in Claremont, Calif.
The program, which more than 60% of students take advantage of, offers access to more than 120 approved programs in 86 cities in 47 countries including domestic exchanges with and and internships in Silicon Valley and Washington, D. Scripps College also provides classes in mathematics, music, philosophy, literature, psychology, religion, science and politics science. In its 2017 edition of The Best 379 Colleges, the cited the campus as the twelfth most beautiful in the United States, and has been corroborated by , , The Huffington Post, and others. Scripps College was the first recipient of the Getty Campus Heritage Initiative Program, which documented different aspects of the college that were deemed historically significant and at risk of change. Different courtyards on site, such as the Sicilian Court, Iris Court, and Margaret Fowler Garden were surveyed and adjusted to resemble their initial designs wherever possible. The overall planting schemes and landscaping devised by Edward Huntsman-Trout are still followed. It is known for its historic campus and extensive core curriculum.
All residence halls are mixed-class halls; first-year students, sophomores, juniors, and seniors live in one shared community. The eastern end has a Mediterranean style tiled wall fountain and open flagstone area. Its curriculum includes classes in art history, Asian studies, economics, English, history, and gender and women's studies. In general, his 1926 campus plan has been carefully preserved, with major vistas linking the central areas. In 1994, a grant from the Getty Endowment allowed the. Each of The Claremont Colleges is an independent institution with its own student body, faculty, campus, and distinctive mission and identity.
Each graduating student must complete a senior thesis or project. Objects are available for use in classes, displayed in campus exhibitions, and loaned to other exhibiting institutions. Campus , 32 acres 12. Scripps requirements must be met if the major or minor is offered at Scripps. Oranges, grapefruits, pomegranates, kumquats, and loquats are available to students. The original historic precinct was recorded and the history of each site such as residence hall or garden was given, an original appearance was described, and a recording of changes over time was taken. Originally designed as a European medieval-style cloister garden to be located east of a proposed but never built chapel, the Margaret Fowler Garden is a walled garden located on the Scripps College Campus.
On the emissions reductions front, maintenance staff use electric blowers and carts as opposed to gas powered equipment , while a ride-sharing program is available for students, faculty and staff. Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018. The additional courses offered by the college include accounting, Chicano studies and theatre. . It has a foreign language department that provides classes in German, French and Italian languages. Top majors for 2013-14 include art, biology, economics, English, French studies, math, politics, and psychology.
All courses are taught by faculty. A student-run feminist coffeehouse known as is a popular hangout spot and focal point for social life at the college. Classes average 16 students, with an overall student-to-teacher ratio of 10:1. Scripps also harvests olives from its olive trees and presses it into award-winning olive oil. These fields of study include: Refer to the , , , and catalogs for information about majors and minors in these fields. There are several media organizations at Scripps, including , which covers all 5Cs, and. Among the holdings in the collection are works by American artists , , , and , and an extensive collection of paintings by the California artist and Scripps Professor Emeritus.
More than 21% choose to double or dual major by the time they graduate. Majors and Minors Completion of a major and a senior thesis in that major is required to graduate. Scripps students also frequently participate in 5C clubs alongside students from the other Claremont Colleges. Soon after its founding, in 1927 the first dormitory was dedicated in memory of trustee. Arcades run along the north and south sides of the garden. Scripps students win many national fellowships and research grants and offer the skills employers value and society needs: strong critical thinking, written and oral communication abilities, a global orientation and intercultural competence, and the ability to collaborate effectively. Scripps students can cross-register for classes at or enroll in the majors of any of the undergraduate schools at The.