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Simpson University

Also known as Simpson College

2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA

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Simpson University is a nonprofit private university that has a large number of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Redding, California, in a predominantly rural area. The Christ and Missionary Alliance Church affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. About a thousand students enroll at Simpson University yearly.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Simpson College offers:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions committee. The most common scores among students admitted to Simpson College are in the range of 20 - 26 for the ACT exam, or 1390 - 1730 on the SAT exam. 52% of students that apply are accepted to Simpson College, of which 72 percent choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $24,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Simpson University Vanguards participate in a number of athletic programs, overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)

Students may take a look at the school's http://www.simpsonu.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Simpson College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Simpson University is about 1,200, where graduate students make up roughly 8% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $25,000-$30,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,100-$1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,367
Receiving Student Loans95%$6,761
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Simpson University may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Simpson College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 47%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years38%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Simpson University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Other)
  • Basketball (California Pacific Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Simpson University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Simpson University for official up-to-date information.

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Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
51.52%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
9:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,520