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Tuition & Fees

$37,663

$37,663

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
15%
24-29
35%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
34%
12-17
12%
30-36
12%
24-29
45%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,081
Declined + 184
Total Received 1,265
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Private (nonprofit)

1,543

undergraduate students

65

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Management
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6650
ACT 1354

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School Facts

Simpson College, founded in 1860, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Its 80-acre campus is located in Indianola, 12 miles south of Des Moines, IA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,608
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Indianola, IA

80-acre campus in Indianola (population: 15,785), 12 miles south of Des Moines; branch campuses in Ankeny and West Des Moines. Air and bus serve Des Moines; train serves Osceola (30 miles).

Simpson College
701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 25% of male students
 
3 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
15%
24-29
35%
18-23
38%
12-17
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
34%
12-17
12%
30-36
12%
24-29
45%
18-23
41%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
first day of fall semester classes
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,081
Declined + 184
Total Received 1,265

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Deb Tierney
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 800 362-2454, extension 1624
F: 515 961-1870
admiss@simpson.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,969
Room $3,860
Board $4,103
Additional fees $694
Books & supplies $1,339
Total $46,965
Average Financial Aid - $27,950
Total with Avg. Aid $19,015

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,950

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,209,200
State $3,170,440
Institutional $18,996,613
Other external $757,790
Total $25,134,043

Non-need-based

Federal $126,826
State $19,408
Institutional $5,583,722
Other external $345,719
Total $6,075,675

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Simpson Storm
School colors
red and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Applied Philosophy
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Clinical Health Sciences
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Economics
Economics/Finance
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Forensic Science/Biochemistry
French
German
Global Management
Graphic Design
Health Services Leadership
History
Human Services
Interactive Media
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Relations
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Physics/Engineering
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Ministry
Pre-Nursing
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Theology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Psychology
Public Relations
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Administration
Sports Communication
Studio Art
Teaching
Theatre Arts
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Undergraduate

96%

1,543
students

Female
56%
858

Male
44%
685

Graduate

4%

65
students

Female
63%
41

Male
37%
24

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,379
students

Female
57%
774

Male
43%
605

undergraduatePart-time

11%

164
students

Female
52%
84

Male
48%
80

Transfer Admissions

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: first day of fall semester classes

Spring: first day of spring semester classes

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Congo
Ghana
Mexico
Nigeria
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Michael Norris
Director of Transfer Enrollment and International Recruitment
800 362-2454, extension 1624
michael.norris@simpson.edu

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