Simpson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Simpson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,690 students enrolled. This college was established in 1860 and is the only institution located in Indianola, Iowa.

Simpson College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at Simpson College.

Simpson College follows a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Education, Criminal Justice, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
81%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Simpson College is high at 81% (well above Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Simpson College is average - 65%. Nearly 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Simpson College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,300
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, $33,600 per year. The additional fees at Simpson College beyond tuition are about $700; this totals $34,300 annually.

Read the details about Simpson College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
Easy
According to recent data, 1,271 applications were submitted and 1,137 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Simpson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,900
Medium
Simpson College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Simpson College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Simpson College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $3,900 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Simpson College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Simpson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Simpson College, 701 North C St, Indianola, Iowa 50125, USA
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