Tuition & Fees

$29,750

$29,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
31%
400-499
37%
300-399
12%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
24-29
28%
18-23
38%
12-17
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 327
Declined + 300
Total Received 627
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Private (nonprofit)

790

undergraduate students

222

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4698
ACT 0430

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Location

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 1,012
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: 91,808), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
31%
400-499
37%
300-399
12%
200-299
4%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
47%
12-17
26%
24-29
28%
18-23
38%
12-17
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

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

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 327
Declined + 300
Total Received 627

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

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

Dustin Lowe
Senior Director of Admissions
P: 530 226-4600
F: 530 226-4551
admissions@simpsonu.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,174

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,750
Room $4,900
Board $3,824
Books & supplies $1,520
Total $39,994
Average Financial Aid - $17,174
Total with Avg. Aid $22,820
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 530 226-4606
F: 530 226-4861
financialaid@simpsonu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Melissa Hudson
Director of Student Financial Services
mhudson@simpsonu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Walleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tom Galbraith (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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.
Accounting
Bible/Theology
Biblical Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Communication
Counseling Psychology
Cross-Cultural Studies
Divinity
Education
English
English for Teachers
General Studies
History
Liberal Studies
Math for Teachers
Mathematics
Ministry
Ministry Leadership
Music
Music/Liberal Arts
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Outdoor Leadership
Political Science
Psychology
Social Science
Social Science for Teachers
Spanish
Teaching
Undecided
World Missions
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

1,012

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

790
students

Female
66%
522

Male
34%
268

22%

222
students

Female
66%
147

Male
34%
75

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

741
students

Female
67%
490

Male
33%
251

7%

49
students

Female
66%
32

Male
34%
17

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

50%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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

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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