Simpson College Rankings

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In the World#4387 of 14178
In North America#1219 of 2629
In the United States#1144 of 2528
In Iowa#15 of 39
In Indianola#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
80%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$20,145 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,307
Graduates
48
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Simpson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate80%77%84%
Applicants1,607776831
Admissions1,293595698
Freshmen enrolled full time292130162

225 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

86 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
27 or 9%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Simpson College are 1030-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
281 or 96%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Simpson College are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1062 (79%)
Hispanic85 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown64 (5%)
Two or more races58 (4%)
Black or African American44 (3%)
Asian23 (2%)
Nonresident Alien14 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,145/year
Average aid awarded
$31,789
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,357
$30-48K$15,323
$48-75K$14,790
$75-110K$24,297
$110K+$25,933

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$39,910$8,525
Tuition in-state$39,910$8,525
Tuition out-of-state$39,910$8,525
Fee in-district$756$108
Fee in-state$756$108
Fee out-of-state$756$108

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,250
Combined charge for room and board$8,820
Room charge$4,276
Meal charge$4,544

Simpson College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General38
Elementary Education and Teaching29
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies225
Psychology, General17
Accounting16
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication14
Computer Science14
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching13
Mathematics, General13
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12
Political Science and Government, General12
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels11
Computer and Information Sciences, General10
Athletic Training & Trainer10
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management9
Music, General8
Music Teacher Education8
Biochemistry7
English Language and Literature, General7
Actuarial Science5
History, General5
Economics, General5
Management Information Systems, General5
Health & Health Care Administration & Management4
Human Services, General4
Environmental Science4
Graphic Design4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Physics, General3
Neuroscience3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Music Performance, General3
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Philosophy3
Sociology3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1
Journalism1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Sports Communication1
Art Teacher Education1
Marketing & Marketing Management, General1
Grand Total34716
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate72%73%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
160
Citations
2,149

Publication count by topic

Psychology
32
Biology
16
Sociology
11
History
10
Economics
9
Political science
9
Philosophy
8
Mathematics
8
Chemistry
7
Engineering
7
Art
7
Medicine
6
Geography
4
Business
3
Environmental science
3
Computer science
3
Materials science
2
Physics
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History220310
Sociology2228231
Philosophy25534
Psychology2749839
Political science337425
Art33991
Geography347160
Biology3631728
Environmental science416346
Physics419531
Economics453311
Engineering490819
Chemistry504785
Materials science56644
Mathematics56768
Business57962
Medicine587216
Computer science62525

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199003
199116
199202
199322
199417
199501
199636
1997413
1998023
199929
2000123
2001011
2002218
2003220
2004418
2005545
2006242
2007357
2008463
2009460
2010793
201112111
20126124
20139149
20144145
20153157
20165160
20179183
20189135
20198128
20209135

General info

Founded1860
WikipediaSimpson College
Colorsred, gold
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff281
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address701 North C St
Indianola, Iowa, 50125
United States
City population15,000
Phone5159616251
Fax+1 (515) 961 1498

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