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Simpson University
  • 4 Year
  • Redding, CA

Simpson University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Undergrads in College Housing
41%
Average Housing Cost
$5,136 / year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 14 responses
Poll
82%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 33 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,244 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 16 responses
  • The Bean Scene
    38%
  • Exhibition in the Cafeteria
    25%
  • Dessert
    19%
  • Gluten Free
    13%
  • Vegan
    6%
39%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 18 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 12 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    25%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    75%

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Safety

Safety
grade B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
86%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 22 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 17 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    100%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 19 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    16%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    47%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    21%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    11%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 38 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    58%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    37%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field: X-Country, Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Music Ensembles
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 13 responses
  • Air Band
    23%
  • Exposure
    23%
  • Painting the rock
    23%
  • Going to sporting events
    15%
  • Nite Life
    15%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 24 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    4%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    8%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    8%
  • Parties? What parties?
    79%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 16 responses
  • We have a video contest/reveal called 'Exposure'
    63%
  • Nitelife
    25%
  • Simpson doesn't allow parties
    13%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
0%
Women in Sororities
0%
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 28 responses

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