84%

Acceptance Rate

$26,322

Avg.Financial Aid

001887

FAFSA Code

About Simpson College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,444

Website

www.simpson.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Simpson College which is a private, United Methodist university, is located in Indianola, IA. Simpson College occupies a total area of about 85 acres. The foundation of Simpson College was laid down in the year 1860. The total enrolment stands at 1,444 students at Simpson College. Around 1,307 and 48 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 93 Full-time & 98 Part-time faculty. Simpson College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At SC around 79% are white, 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% belong to two or more races. Further, around 87% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including George Washington Carver, Evan Tanner, David Orr, and Kip Janvrin in its 160 years of existence. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. At SC, 111 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NASM (National Association of Schools of Music). The total endowment of the Simpson College is around $78,609,361.

Location & Contact

Address

701 North C St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5159616251
Fax: 5159611498
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Simpson College has been ranked at the 496th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

1050 - 1250

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1030-1250 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Simpson College, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125. They can also call them at (515) 961-6251.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$23,759

Average Annual Cost

$38,412

Books And Supplies

$1,324

Other Fees

$732

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,380

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,192

Total One Year Cost

$52,040

Before applying to SC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $54,469. The average annual tuition cost ($40,666), books and supplies ($1,238), room and boarding ($8,820), and budget for other expenses ($3,745) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

55 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

41 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

36 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

36 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

34 Graduates

Psychology, General

23 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

21 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

18 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

18 Graduates

Biology, General

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Marketing

17 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

15 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

14 Graduates

Economics

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

14 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Sociology

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

11 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Philosophy

11 Graduates

Computer Science

9 Graduates

Journalism

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

7 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

4 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Engineering Physics

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,396

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

81% White

5% Unknown

3% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

19%

Out Of State

81%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,274 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,062/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,318/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,318/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Simpson Storm

School Colors

red and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

28

Sports Club

2

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SC. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,820 per year. The students at Simpson College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,318 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 47% male and 53% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,874

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$248 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,322

Students Receiving Federal Grants

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,752

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,617

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,063

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$32,923

$30K - $48K

$30,593

$48K - $75K

$28,979

$75K - $110K

$25,918

> $110K

$22,915

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,369,589

The financial aid department of Simpson College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,795, whereas the financial aid is $25,849. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,728, while the institutional aid is $25,849. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Simpson College add up to $5,369,589 per year.

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