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Scripps College (U.S.)

Claremont, California

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Scripps College - "Scripps College is a private liberal arts women's college in Claremont, California. It was founded as a member of the Claremont Colleges in 1926, a year after the consortium's formation. Journalist and philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps provided its initial endowment. Scripps is a four-year undergraduate institution and enrolled 958 students as of 2020. It offers instruction in the liberal arts with an emphasis on the humanities, and is known for its extensive interdisciplinary core curriculum. Its 32-acre (13 ha) campus was designed by Gordon Kaufmann in the Spanish Colonial Revival style and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Scripps is widely regarded as the most prestigious women's college in the American West, and is consistently ranked the top such college by U.S. News and the other major rankings. It is a top producer of Fulbright students. Its athletes compete on the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags and Athenas joint team in the SCIAC, a Division III conference. Source: 

Paul Bassinson, 20 June 2022


[Seal of Scripps College] image located by Paul Bassinson, 9 September 2017


[logo] image located by Paul Bassinson, 23 May 2022