Tuition & Fees

$25,950

$25,950

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
36%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
36%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
15%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 321
Declined + 299
Total Received 620
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Private (nonprofit)

963

undergraduate students

199

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Liberal Studies
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 4698
ACT 0430

School Facts

Simpson University, founded in 1921, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts and professional studies university. Its 85-acre campus is located in Redding, north of San Francisco.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,162
Established in 1921
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Christian & Missionary Alliance
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Redding, CA

85-acre campus in Redding (population: 91,119), 160 miles from Sacramento. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to airport, bus, and train stations. Public transportation serves campus.

Simpson University
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003-8606

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
36%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
43%
400-499
36%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
15%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
51%
12-17
28%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline August 31
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 321
Declined + 299
Total Received 620

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kendall Kluttz
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 530 226-4600
F: 530 226-4551
admissions@simpsonu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,161,119
State $2,260,784
Institutional $3,529,741
Other external $162,069
Total $8,113,713

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $612,105
Other external $5,933
Total $618,038

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, California Pacific Conference
Mascot
Red Hawks
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Business/Human Resources Management
Christian Ministry/Leadership
Communication
Counseling Psychology
Cross-Cultural Studies
Discipleship/Education Ministries
Divinity
Education
English
English for Teachers
General Ministries
General Studies
Health Care Management
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics for Teachers
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Outdoor Leadership
Pastoral Studies
Psychology
Social Science for Teachers
Social Sciences
Spanish
Teaching
World Missions
Youth Ministries
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Undergraduate

83%

963
students

Female
64%
616

Male
36%
347

Graduate

17%

199
students

Female
65%
129

Male
35%
70

undergraduateFull-time

96%

927
students

Female
64%
592

Male
36%
335

undergraduatePart-time

4%

36
students

Female
67%
24

Male
33%
12

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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