Apply to Ripon

Congratulations on taking the first step towards admission at Ripon College. You won’t regret it.

Before beginning your application, please take note of our Admission Timeline to the right to ensure you are aware of important priority deadlines. Remember, the Office of Admission is here to help you find out if Ripon is the right destination for you, and, if it is, help make your transition to college easy in every way.

Ripon College offers three easy ways to apply for admission:

  1. Apply online right now.
    If you can’t finish it in one sitting, you can save your progress and return to the application later.
  2. Apply online using The Common Application.
    If you’ve already filled out the Common App, just add Ripon College to the list of schools you’re applying to in your Common App account.
  3. Download (PDF), print and submit a Ripon College Application.


When you apply to Ripon, you will automatically be considered for merit-based academic scholarships and awards with no additional application required. We also offer generous talent-based and subject awards which do require a separate interview, audition, portfolio review and/or application. Access further details about First-Year Applicant Scholarships on our Scholarships page. Click the following links for information on special Transfer and Re-entry Scholarships and International Scholarships.

Physical Address: 300 W. Seward St. Ripon, WI
Mailing Address: PO Box 248 Ripon, WI 54971-0248
Phone: 800-947-4766
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