About Ripon | Rankings
America’s Best Colleges 2014
Ripon is a tier 1 national liberal arts school (No. 120) according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings. Ripon was also included on their “Great Schools, Great Prices” list (No. 33).
Washington Monthly: Best Bang for the Buck
Ripon College was ranked among the top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges in the United States based on the economic value students receive per dollar.
2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
980 Ripon College students engaged in community service in FY2012, logging a total of 5,840 community service hours.
Great Colleges to Work For
Ripon was listed in four categories:
• Healthy Faculty-Administration Relations
• Collaborative Governance
• Work/Life Balance
• Connection to Institution and Pride
The Best 378 Colleges
Ranked in The Princeton Review’s 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges”. Only 15 percent of American colleges and universities have this distinction. The Princeton Review ranked Ripon in the top 20 colleges in America for “town-gown relations are great” (ranked #5), “lots of race/class interaction” (ranked #17), and “professors get high marks” (ranked #18).
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015
Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2015 is a selective, subjective and systematic look at 300+ colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, and Great Britain. Ripon is included in this year’s updated edition.
Best Lifetime Return on Investment
Ripon College was named to this list of colleges and universities with the greatest lifetime return on investment. According to AffordableCollegesOnline.org, “Graduates from these schools enjoy the largest earnings gap between non-degree holders, over a thirty-year span.”