Simpson University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Simpson University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Simpson University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 321 out of 623 applicants or 52% were admitted making Simpson University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Simpson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Simpson University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1190
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Simpson University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 875. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1085 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Simpson University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >65%
1085 to 1190 Avg + 52%-65%
980 to 1085 Avg - 39%-52%
875 to 980 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 875 Low <27%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Simpson University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Simpson University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 24
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Simpson University?

Admission data indicates that Simpson University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Simpson University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Simpson University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >65%
21 to 24 Avg + 52%-65%
18 to 21 Avg - 39%-52%
15 to 18 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 15 Low <27%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Simpson University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Simpson University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 427 196 623
Accepted 220 101 321
Acceptance Rate 52% 52% 52%
Enrolled 55 33 88
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 33% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Simpson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Simpson University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Simpson University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.