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Simpson College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,021 Students

84% Admitted

  • 1,479 full time
  • 532 part time
  • 662 men full time
  • 827 women full time
  • 1,364 applied
  • 1,157 admitted
  • 344 enrolled

1,432 Undergraduates

$35,209 Tuition/Year

  • 42 Graduates
  • 82 Non-Degree
  • $35,209 in state
  • $667 fees
  • $8,380 room & board
  • $1,324 books and supplies

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Plains Town, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: 4-4-1
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • O #25 from Indianola, IA
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  • Simpson is a prestigous college in a small town called Indianola. It is a quiet friendly enviornment town which gives students the opprutunity to excell at their work. It may…

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  • Emily from Colorado Springs, CO
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  • Simpson College is home away from home. The small town community and the college work together to give students the best opportunities possible. Resources are easily accessible and the education…

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  • Ell from Indianola, IA
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  • Simpson College is lacking in the College Experience I was hoping for when I applied to be a student, there is nothing College about it. 75% of their students, including…

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  • Tori Caddell from Idianola, IA
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  • Simpson College is a great school to attend if you are going for a small community or a student-teacher connection. The classes range from 15-40 students (and there is always…

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  • Brianna from Des Moines, IA
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  • You'll never meet a more inclusive campus filled with friends and faculty that want you to succeed. The academics are fantastic as well as the opportunities the campus works to…

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Simpson College
  • Located in Indianola, IA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,021 students enrolled
  • 84% admitted
  • $35,209 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Freshie
  • I am a current student here

    I love living at Simpson. Most of the students are within four hours of their homes. Luckily, I am only 20 minutes away. I love this because I am close enough to home to see my friends, but I don't have to stay at school. There are normally enough things to do on campus between forum events, CAB activities, and sporting events. You just have to get out and do things.

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  • Rebecca from Indianola, IA
  • I am a current student here

    There is almost always something to do, whether it is on campus or around the town. The location is also great because it is so close to Des Moines. I also enjoy the size of the campus because I don't have to walk all over the town to get from class to class.

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