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Simpson University
Simpson University 2211 College View Drive Redding, CA 96003 Phone: (530) 224-5600
  • General Information
    About Simpson University

    Mission "As a Christ-centered learning community, Simpson University develops students in mind, faith, and character to influence the world through leadership, scholarship, and service." Within the framework of its mission, Simpson University shall constantly strive to fulfill the following objectives: 1. To cultivate in each student an awareness of God and His will and a complete dedication to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. 2. To offer the student a broad education designed to develop the academic, social, physical and spiritual life. 3. To foster intellectual growth; to develop lifelong habits of self-directed study through a program of scholarship that seeks to examine the world of knowledge. 4. To crystallize a value system and an authority system as they relate to the privileges and responsibilities of contemporary life in a global context. 5. To help the student grow in appreciation of and sensitivity to the arts and in development of balance and good taste in lifestyle. 6. To provide an environment within which life-directing vocational decisions can be made which honor God and bring fulfillment to the learner. 7. To equip our graduates with the knowledge and skills to achieve fulfillment in professional and vocational life callings. 8. To develop in each student through the entire curricular and co-curricular programming, a fervent, God-conscious Christian experience kindled with the flame of lifestyle evangelism and missionary passion.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants 662
      Percent Admitted 59%
      Men Admitted 54%
      Women Admitted 62%
      Full Time Retention Rate 73%
    • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Critical Reading 440 580
        Math 430 560
        Writing 440 580
      •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
        Composite 19 26
        English 18 25
        Math 18 25
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 1,337
      Native American 16.0
      Asian 75.0
      African American 41.0
      Hispanic 71.0
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 951
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates 95

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