Student Population
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Simpson College overview
Location Indianola, Iowa
Online simpson.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 1,245 prospective students applied, and 1,044 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 298 enrolled in the school.  1,294 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 185 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $36,969 plus fees of $694. Simpson College is ranked 446 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1140/1290
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.46
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Simpson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,339
Other Fees$694
Room and Board $7,963
Budget for Other Expenses$3,215
Total One Year Cost$50,180


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.