Simpson College

indianola, Iowa
4-year Private university

Overview

Simpson College is a private institution established in 1860 with suburban setting located at Indianola. It is ranked 147 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $39,144 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,432. It practices 4-4-1-based academic calendar.

#147 in national liberal arts college
Setting
Suburban
Location indianola, Iowa
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1860
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,432 Undergraduates

Learning

10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
business/marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$52,038
Cost of Attendance
$22,120
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $39,144
Outstate Tuition Fee $39,144
Room and Board Fees $8,380
$44,400 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

85% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.42 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Paper

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
TOEFL Waived if

English is first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
May
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Aug
15
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$32,435 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$26,115 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $52,038
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
84% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline February 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Freshman Scholarship Category 1
Total Worth 27000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria [GPA 3.90 and (SAT 1330+ or ACT 29+)]
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Freshman Scholarship Category 2
Total Worth 24000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria [GPA 3.90+ and (SAT 1200-1250 or ACT 25-26 )] OR [GPA 3.75-3.89 and (SAT 1260-1320 or ACT 27-28)] OR [GPA 3.90 and (SAT 1260-1320 or ACT 27-28)] OR [GPA 3.00-3.74 and (SAT 1330+ or ACT 29+)] OR[GPA 3.75-3.89 and (SAT 1330+ or ACT 29+)]
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Freshman Scholarship Category 3
Total Worth 21000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria [GPA 3.0-3.74 and (SAT 1030-1190 or ACT 20-24)] OR [GPA 3.75-3.89 and (SAT 1030-1190 or ACT 20-24)] OR [GPA 3.90+ and (SAT 1030-1190 or ACT 20-24)] OR [GPA 3.0-3.74 and (SAT 1200-1250 or ACT 25-26)] OR [GPA 3.75-3.89 and (SAT 1200-1250 or ACT 25-26)] OR [GPA 3.0-3.74 and (SAT 1260-1320 or ACT 27-28)]
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

The Simpson Promise
Total Worth full cost of tuition (inclusive of Simpson, federal and state gift assistance)
Details For qualified students from Iowa families with an adjusted gross income at or below $60,000

Students

1,432 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
80% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
68% Students graduate within 6 years