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Simpson College
Location Indianola, IA
Setting Distant Town
Enrollment 1,218
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #404
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Simpson College
Tuition (In State) $43,124
Tuition (Out of State) $43,124
Room & Board $9,654
Avg Net Price $20,457
Avg Grant Aid $33,955
% Receiving Grant Aid 100%


Simpson College
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 1,330
Admitted 1,208
Acceptance Rate 90.8%
Enrolled % 23.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.62
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/27
SAT Range 890/1280
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline


Simpson College
Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (22%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Social Sciences (8%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (7%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (6%)


Simpson College
Graduation Rate 69%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $48,000
Making Student Loan Payments 77%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279


Simpson College
% Men 47%
% Women 53%
Racial Diversity Very Low
% White 88%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 3%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 1%
% International 0%
% Unknown Race 3%


Simpson College
% In-State 71%
% Out-of-State 29%


Simpson College
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard