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Can I get into Simpson University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 343 out of 598 applicants or 57% were admitted making Simpson University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Simpson University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||35%||40%||37%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Simpson University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Simpson University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Simpson University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>74%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||60%-74%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||50%-60%|
|17 to 19||Reach||39%-50%|
|Less than 17||Low||<39%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>72%|
|1110 to 1200||Avg +||60%-72%|
|1020 to 1110||Avg -||47%-60%|
|930 to 1020||Reach||34%-47%|
|Less than 930||Low||<34%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Simpson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Simpson University was 3.51 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Simpson University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||23%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
What are the requirements for admission to Simpson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123457 IPEDS survey data for Simpson University.