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Ripon College

Academics and Majors

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Academic Programs
Ripon's liberal arts curriculum is designed to introduce you to a wide variety of disciplines. About 40 percent of our students complete double or triple majors, while some create special self-designed majors. Excellent communications skills written and oral as well as critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, are ...
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Ripon Students Say...

Described as a “close-knit community,” “Ripon is a place where a student’s best interest matters; all other agendas are secondary.” One student chose Ripon because, “ I was looking for a liberal arts school that allowed me to do the things I like, namely, be involved in multiple student groups, study abroad, and take classes in different fields, al... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 248

Ripon, WI 54971

United States

Phone: 920-748-8337

Fax: 920-748-8335


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 87
Most Popular Majors: Business/Commerce, General
Health and Physical Education, General
History, General
All Majors: Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
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Combined Degree Programs: Not Reported
Special Study Options: Double Major
Exchange Student
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification

Other Special Study Options:
Maymester programs, including: Ethology of Killer Whales in San Juan Islands, Washington; Intensive Field Studies: Field Ornithology in Ely, MN; Chicago Practicum: An Arts Integration for Teachers; Peace Studies in Jamaica; and, Bonn-Berlin: Cultural and Political Centers of Germany, Past and Present. We also offer a variety of study abroad programs in Argentina, Bostwana, Brazil, Costa Rica, England, Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Japan, Jordan, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Tanzania, and Wales. In addition, we have off-campus study programs in Chicago in the Arts; Business, Entrepreneurship & Society; Urban Studies; Newberry Seminar in the Humanities; Teach Chicago! Program; Knoxville, TN-Oak Ridge Science Semester; Nashville, TN- Fisk University-Ripon College Exchange Program; American Indian Reservation Project in Southwest, USA; Washington, D.C. semester; Woods Hole, MA-Sea Education Association and Semester in Environmental Science, Marine Biology Laboratory.
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
Exercise Science; Global and International Studies
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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:11.6:1
Total Faculty:96
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:74
Classes Taught by TAs:0%
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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