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Simpson University
  • 4 Year
  • REDDING, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Simpson University is a private, Christian university located in Redding, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 530 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Simpson University acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 45% of students, Simpson University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,500.

About

2211 COLLEGE VIEW DRIVE
REDDING, CA 96003
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
California Pacific Conference

Simpson University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Simpson University Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
930-1140
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$22,081 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,863 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
88%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 17 responses
94%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 17 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    43%
  • On Campus
    51%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
530 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
172
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
58%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Friendly
    89%
  • Judgmental and unaccepting Christian
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 27 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Religious
    72%
  • Close-knit
    17%
  • Judgemental and unaccepting christians
    6%
  • Underrated
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 9 responses

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