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Ripon’s Financial Assistance

100% of Ripon College undergraduate students receive scholarship or grant aid to assist in paying for the costs of attendance. Our office is committed to making a transformative education affordable for all students.

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees


Double occupancy

Average cost




Average cost of 3 meals per day


$5,826 ($2,913/semester)
Activity Fee$300
Total Direct Costs*

*Total cost may vary based on housing and food
Books and Supplies $750
Personal Expenses$500
Transportation $1,100
Loan Fees$300
Total Indirect Costs$2,650
*The charge for students taking fewer than 12 credits is $1442 per credit.

**Students who are degree and non-degree seeking and are registered for more than 20 credits in an academic term will be charged additional tuition for each additional credit. The fee charged for the academic year is $1442 per credit.

***Tuition is charged for courses in which the student is registered after the no-asterisk add/drop date, regardless of final grade. The following credits do not count against the 20 credit limit: music lessons, music ensembles, theatre productions. Exceptions are considered by the Office of the Dean of Faculty. Failure to successfully complete and earn credit for all registered courses will not cancel or modify any overload fees that have been assessed.

We encourage you to visit our Net Price Calculator to learn more about the potential financial aid and estimate the net cost of attending Ripon College.