Simpson University

Redding, CA

Simpson University

Redding, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$30,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

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

790

undergraduate students

222

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,012
Established in 1921
Coeducational Coeducational

85-acre campus in Redding (population: 91,794), 160 miles from Sacramento. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to airport, bus, and train stations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Redding Municipal

Simpson University
2211 College View Drive
Redding
96003-8606

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Summer Missions Trips
  • Biology Club
  • Boxing Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Exposure Film Festival
  • Nite Life
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • emergency whistle program and monthly campus safety meetings

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
78%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
33%
18-23
50%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline August 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 327
Declined 300
Total Received 627

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Christian Studies
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 82%
Student 4 year graduation rate 35%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

68

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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