• Address: 2211 College View Dr, Redding, CA 96003, USA

  • Phone Number: (530) 224-5600

  • Website: http://simpsonu.edu

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About Simpson University

Simpson University is a private not-for-profit institution established in the year 1921 as Simpson Bible Institute by W.W. Newberry. It is located in Seattle, Washington. The school was named in honor of Albert Benjamin Simpson and in the year 1971, the university had become a more comprehensive liberal arts institution offering professional as well as biblical studies.  

This Christian missionary university offers both online and offline programs for students and delivers high-quality education to students through innovative learning and research. 

  • The university is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

  • The total population of the university is 1,012, which includes 825 full time and 187 part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • Simpson University has an acceptance rate of 52%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 47%.

  • Simpson University address is 2211 College View Dr, Redding, CA 96003, USA.


Simpson University Online

  • The university offers 5 online programs across 4 majors through 'SimpsonU'. The online majors offered by the university include Business Management, Education, Psychology and Theology. 

  • Students can virtually log in to the student portal at their feasible schedule and take up classes with university's advanced online features.

  • Courseware is easily accessible by the students that helps them to review lectures, discussions, explanations, and interact with other students.

  • The online programs have the same level of involvement and are exhaustive in nature as the traditional classroom programs. The completion period, however, is self-paced. 


Simpson University Schools

Online education at the university is provided through 3 schools of varying disciplines.

  • School of Nursing

  • School of Education

  • School of Professional Graduate Studies


Simpson University Tuition and Programs

The tuition changes on the basis of degree and program type. The average undergraduate tuition for in-state and out-state students are $27,250. The average graduate tuition and fees for in-state and out-state students are $12,400.

Some of the online programs offered by the university are given below.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

  • Master of Arts in Education

  • Master of Divinity

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership


Simpson University Financial Aid

Scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs are provided as financial assistance for the students. Students are required to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to get these facilities.

The Student Financial Services Office at the university is committed to providing students with financial services and ensuring that student education is completed without any problem. Students are required to fill up the FAFSA form.

Simpson University federal school code is 001291. Some of the financial aid programs provided are given below.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, and Federal Work-Study option.

  • Simpson University Scholarships such as Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship, Dean's scholarship, and Opportunity Scholarship are offered to the students.

  • Cal Grant A, Cal Grant B, and Cal Grant Transfer Entitlement Program are included under State Grants.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.


Simpson University Library

  • The library is called as 'Start-Kilgour Memorial library', which provides an extensive collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, for students and faculties. Services provided include instruction, reference, Interlibrary loan, and reserve collections.

  • The physical library has more than 1,00,000 volumes, groups, and individual study areas, computers with internet access and many other resources. The online library can also be accessed by the students.

  • 'Academic Search Complete' is a general purpose database that contains journal articles on various subjects. Students can use this for their class papers and projects.

  • 'JSTOR' is similar to academic search complete, which is a database on subjects taught at the university and can be used by students when researching for their projects.

  • 'RightNow Media' is a library of 1000+ streaming videos including Bible studies and leadership videos. It can be used by Simpson students, employees and alumni and is viewable on all devices.


Simpson University Rankings and Reviews

The rankings according to the U.S.News is given below.

  • The university is ranked 20th in 'Best Value Christian Universities'.

  • It is ranked 2nd in 'Top Nursing Schools'.

  • The university is ranked 91st in 'Regional Universities - West'.

Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The university helps to discover the strengths and weaknesses of a student. Class sizes are small which creates an environment where significant relationships are built between faculty and students.

  • Professors are knowledgeable and approachable. Moreover, tuition is remarkably affordable for any individual looking to further their academic success.

  • Students agree that the workload is easily manageable.

  • Simpson offers an intense personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to involve in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost the student's career.


Simpson University Campus Life

  • Students activities committee facilitates a variety of campus-wide events for all students to engage in the community.

  • Simpson University Bookstore provides affordable new, used, rental and digital textbooks, as well as latest gears and school supplies.

  • Simpsons University athletics team is named as 'Red Hawks' and is part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, competing in the California Pacific Conference (CalPac) and other events.

  • Strike Teams - It began in 2012, where the students serve the local community which includes activities like cleanup, constructions, moving, maintenance, and helping at the large community events.

  • Diversity Committee at the university educates the students about the importance of diversity, culture, and inclusivity.

Simpson University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
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For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

Redding, California

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001291
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What is FAFSA school code?
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Institutional Accreditation

WSCUC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Religious Affiliation

Christian
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What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , Military Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

Branches

Columbia (Missouri), Woodland (California)

Data Source: http://simpsonu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Simpson University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 52 %
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Total Population 1,012
Student Population Full Time: 825 Part Time: 187
Gender Division Male: 34 % Female: 66 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 627 231 396
Total Applicants Admitted - 327 133 194
Applicants Enrolled - 118 39 79
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 117 38 79

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 40 %

The College Monk

Female: 50 %

Total Graduation Rate: 47 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Simpson University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Simpson University

School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

School of Education

Majors available

Education

School of Professional Graduate Studies

Majors available

Behavioral Sciences Literature

Simpson University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $35
Graduate Application Fee $35

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 105
Number of students submitting ACT scores 47
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 89%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 40%
SAT Math 505 average 450 - 560 range
SAT Critical Reading 501 average 443 - 560 range
SAT Writing 480 average 430 - 530 range
ACT Composite 21 average 18 - 24 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Simpson University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,018 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $314 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,771 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,771 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,771 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history June 30th, 2019
Federal Perkins Loan $5,771 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Demonstrated financial need. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,771 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Presidential Scholarship $12,000 GPA of 3.70, 27 ACT or 1300 SAT scores. Varies
Provost Scholarship $10,000 GPA of 3.40, 22 ACT or 1100 SAT scores. Varies
Dean's scholarship $8,000 GPA of 3.0, 19 ACT or 1000 SAT scores. Varies
Opportunity Scholarship $6,000 GPA of 3.0, 19 ACT or 1000 SAT scores. Varies

Data Source: http://simpsonu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $18,609 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program $18,609 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: http://simpsonu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Cal Grant A $7,883 Undergraduate students, California Residents. March 2nd, 2019
Cal Grant B $7,883 Complete 30 college credits, Undergraduate students, California Residents. March 2nd, 2019
Cal Grant Transfer Entitlement Program $7,883 Eligible bachelor degree-granting institution in California. March 2nd, 2019

Data Source: http://simpsonu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $14,858
$30,001 - $48,000 $20,792
$48,001 - $75,000 $18,614
$75,001 - $110,000 $23,426
Over $110,000 $24,306

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 53% $4,073
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $16,863
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 42% $4,536
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $12,055
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 100% $8,508
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $5,953
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 20,574
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 1
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $1,500
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $1,500
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://simpsonu.edu/Pages/About/Resources/Student/Veterans-Affairs.htm
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 28 $15,357
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 23 $16,159
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 5 $11,666

Data Source: http://simpsonu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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