Simpson University: Ranking & Review

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Redding Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 2100 7090
Top 42%

Simpson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%52%58%
Applicants561211350
Admissions312109203
Enrolled undergraduates1004159
Enrolled total (including graduate students)903327576

371 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

115 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores82
Percent of students submitting SAT scores82%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
549
Math
541

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores36
Percent of students submitting ACT scores36%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
20
ACT Math
20

Simpson University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $40,785 $40,785
Off-campus $45,139 $45,139
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,350 and other expenses per full academic year.

Simpson University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 592 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $27,250 $27,250
Fees for full-time undergraduates $450 $450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,150 $1,150
Tuition for Full-time graduates $12,400 $12,400
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $620 $620

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 113 9 122
Psychology 70 16 86
Health Professions and Related Programs 33 33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 32 32
Education 6 14 20
Theology and Religious Vocations 13 5 18
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 10 10
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 6 8
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 8 8
Visual and Performing Arts 6 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5 5
English Language and Literature & Letters 2 2
History 2 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1 1
Social Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Grand Total30350353

A total of 303 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Simpson University.

At the master's level 50 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%45%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesSU
Simpson College
Founded1921
MottoGateway To World Service
Religious affiliationChrist and Missionary Alliance Church
Colorsred, black, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff226
Instructional FTE131
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesimpsonu.edu
Address2211 College View Drive
Redding, California, 96003-8606
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5302245600
Fax+1 (530) 226 4861

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