Not only is Ripon home to Ripon College, a private liberal arts college founded in 1851, it’s a short drive to Moraine Park Technical College, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac, and Marian University in Fond du Lac, as well as the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, in Oshkosh. Here at home, Ripon College draws around 1,000 from all over the country to learn and grow together. Ripon College sponsors the Caestecker Fine Arts Series and brings a variety of notable speakers and entertainment to campus. Find out more about Ripon College at Discover more about Moraine Park at


Ripon boasts high-quality public education from four schools – Barlow Park Elementary, Murray Park Elementary, Ripon Middle School and Ripon High School. Many of the schools offer alternative learning experiences in the form of Charter Schools – providing families with an education choice to best meet student needs. Moreover, Ripon turns out among the highest test scores in the state. Discover more at