Simpson College

Indianola, IA, USA
3.63 Average Rating

Simpson College is a private, 4-year institution established in Indianola, Iowa. Simpson features a unique Engaged Citizenship core curriculum which includes the Simpson Colloquium for first years as well as a Senior Capstone project. The college is also home to the only U.S. fully-student-cast undergraduate opera program, which hosts performances that are free of charge for enrolled students. Research is emphasized across each of Simpson’s fields of study, so students have the chance to partake in undergraduate research projects throughout their college career.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
72%
Out of State Students
19%
0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1104
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,608
Total Number of Undergrads
1,543
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
64%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$22,120
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$37,663
Out-of-State Tuition
$37,663
0
100
84%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,011
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
44%
56%
Student Organizations
70
Size of Town
Town: Fringe
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.63 Average Rating
Simpson is an incredibly welcoming facility. The campus is kept very lovely and clean, and the faculty members and teachers are kind, and quick to help. The students I have met are all ecstatic about attending this school.
Macy from Des Moines, IA
Simpson College is home away from home. The small town community and the college work together to give students the best opportunities possible. Resources are easily accessible and the education gained here is excellent.
Emily from Colorado Springs, CO

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