Student Population
Simpson College overview
 Location Indianola, Iowa
 Online simpson.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Simpson College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Indianola, Iowa, Simpson College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,401 prospective students applied, and 1,180 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 360 enrolled in the school.  1,260 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 184 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $38,412 plus fees of $732. Simpson College is ranked 504 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1050/1250
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Simpson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,324
Other Fees$732
Room and Board $8,380
Budget for Other Expenses$3,192
Total One Year Cost$52,040


Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Simpson College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Education 11%
Social Sciences 8%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154350 IPEDS survey data for Simpson College.