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Founded inDeep Springs College is a unique institution of ranch learning. The educational program is built upon three pillars: The school is located forty miles from Bishop, California on an isolated cattle ranch in Deep Springs Valley. Between twelve and fifteen students are admitted each year.
Each receives a full scholarship; the college covers the costs of tuition, room, and board for students student offered admission. In exchange, Deep Springs students are expected to dedicate themselves to lives of service to humanity. Alumni have gone on to exemplify this ideal in a wide variety of fields, including politics, science, journalism, academics, agriculture, the, law, business, and design.
Students are expected to bring a high level of preparation and engagement to their classes, which are generally constructed around seminar-style discussion and often have fewer than eight participants.
The Student Body is responsible for many aspects of running the college, admitting students, hiring faculty, and reviewing student and faculty performance. Each student also labors for at least twenty hours each week.
Labor positions include working on the farm and ranch, as well as other daily tasks such wild on cam cooking, cleaning, and maintaining facilities and vehicles. See how Deep Springs is described by others at our Publications page.
Deep Springs has been coeducational since Like the rest of life at Deep Springs, academics is a study in responsibility and cooperation, as well as the course material.