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Now accepting applications for Fall 2023! Follow our application timeline below:
  • May 15:  Application available with waived $30 application fee. Free to apply!
  • September 15:  First admission and scholarship decisions in the mail.
  • October 1:  Apply for financial aid at studentaid.gov. Ripon College code: 003884.
  • January 15:  Priority application deadline. $30 application fee returns.
  • March 1:  Financial aid priority deadline; Invitation scholarship deadline.
  • May 1:  Priority enrollment day. Submit your enrollment deposit to secure your place!
If you have any questions, contact the Office of Admission at [email protected] or 920-748-8709.

Welcome, Future College Graduate.

Ripon College has been hard at work for its students since 1851. Like our founders, we continue to value the transformative power of education and believe that everyone (you included) deserves the best shot at a Life Well Lived®.

Our innovative five-course Catalyst curriculum ensures students are able to complete multiple majors and minors, participate in academic research, play sports, perform on stage and hold internships in four years. A total of 124 credits are required to graduate with a degree from Ripon College. Catalyst consists of 20 required course credits, giving students the flexibility to choose where they spend their time.

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80+ Areas of Study

Students may choose from majors, minors, or customize a course plan in pursuit of competitive placement in a variety of professional degree programs, including but not limited to: pre-med and health sciences, pre-law, and pre-engineering.

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Top Athletics Experience

Willmore Center is the main health and wellness facility on campus and houses the DIII athletics teams and exercise science departments. The center opened in August 2017 after a $22 million renovation and expansion.

A Place to Call Home

On the surface, Ripon may appear to be just another serious liberal arts and sciences college. Lots of learning and exploration, lots of studying and lots of opportunities. Trust us, it is all of those things… and much, much more.

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