#32 Best Private Colleges in California

Simpson University

Redding, California

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National Rank
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Location Redding, California
Online simpsonu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
Simpson University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Redding, California, Simpson University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christ and Missionary Alliance Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 488 prospective students applied, and 244 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 86 enrolled in the school.  647 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 187 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $29,750 plus fees of $450. Simpson University is ranked 497 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 970/1160
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Simpson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,704
Other Fees$450
Room and Board $8,950
Budget for Other Expenses$3,071
Total One Year Cost$43,925

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Simpson University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Psychology 20%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 12%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 11%
Health Professions 11%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123457 IPEDS survey data for Simpson University.