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Simpson University
  • 4 Year
  • REDDING, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  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 549 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Simpson University acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 43% 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
Athletic Conference
California Pacific Conference

Simpson University Rankings

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Simpson University Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1160
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$23,012 / 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
$23,228 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 15 responses
90%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
95%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    66%
  • On Campus
    12%
  • Online
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
549 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
147
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Friendly
    91%
  • Judgmental and unaccepting Christian
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 31 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 41 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Religious
    68%
  • Close-knit
    14%
  • Underrated
    9%
  • Fast-paced
    5%
  • Judgemental and unaccepting christians
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
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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