Simpson College Overview

Student population

Address701 North C St
Indianola, IA
School Websitewww.simpson.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Fringe

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Simpson College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Indianola, Iowa that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,401 students applied to Simpson College. Of those students, 1,180 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Simpson College was $38,412, in addition to fees of $732. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Simpson College.

Simpson College has a 70% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Simpson College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Simpson College acceptance rate is 84%. To put this into perspective, 1,180 of the 1,401 students who applied to Simpson College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Simpson College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Simpson College had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Simpson College was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Simpson College as part of their application.

Simpson College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Simpson College, the tuition for in-state residents is $38,412. Combined with fees of $732, room and board costs of $8,380, other expenses of $3,192 and the $1,324 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $39,144 in tuition.

Students at Simpson College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Simpson College was $4,752 last year, with 29% of students being awarded federal aid.

Simpson College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Simpson College.

Simpson College has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Iowa residents; in fact, 81% of all students reside in Iowa. However, 19% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Simpson College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Simpson College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY

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