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.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- 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.
- Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 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