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

Acceptance Rate56%52%58%
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
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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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

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.

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

General info

Alternative namesSU
Simpson College
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

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

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