790
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,174
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Simpson University is a Comprehensive institution located in Redding, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA  96003-8606
United States
Contact Mr. Molly McKeever
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@simpsonu.edu
Phone: 530-226-5600
Fax: 530-226-4861

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History 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
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Missionary Studies And Missiology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

627
Applied
327
Accepted
790
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

396
Females Applied
194
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

231
Males Applied
133
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Christian commitment

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan December 1st Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,750
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Fees

450
Full-time student fees
8,724
Room & board
4,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

17,174
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,370
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,554
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,556
Avg. Loan Aid
10,039
Avg. Grant Aid
11,606
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

790
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.7%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 59.11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.42%
Asian 4.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.51%
Two or more races 2.66%
Other 8.99%

Gender

Male (33.92%)
Female (66.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Weekend, Exposure Film Festival and Nite Life

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Summer Missions Trips, Biology Club and Boxing Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency whistle program and monthly campus safety meetings

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

139
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 96
Male - 79
Female - 60