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Simpson College

Indianola, IA

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Overview

Simpson College is a Comprehensive institution located in Indianola, IA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 701 North C Street
Indianola, IA  50125-1297
United States
Contact Phone: 515-961-6251

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
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Sports Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Applied And Professional Ethics Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,300
Applied
1,126
Accepted
1,225
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

710
Females Applied
637
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

590
Males Applied
489
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Guidance counselor recommendation form

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 610
SAT Math 530 590
ACT Composite 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

43,124
Private
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Fees

906
Full-time student fees
9,654
Room & board
4,680
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

35,455
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,552
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
29,730
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,337
Avg. Loan Aid
26,444
Avg. Grant Aid
30,188
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,225
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 3.61%
White or Caucasian 78.98%
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 4.68%
Other 2.22%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 87%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Campus Day (campus beautification/volunteer service day) and Back to School Stand-Around

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
Carver Cultural Center

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Religious Life Community, Campus Activities Board, Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association and intramurals

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
SAFE (Simpson Alert for Emergencies) provides phone calls in case of campus security/weather emergencies

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

152
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 88
Part-time - 64
Male - 71
Female - 81
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