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#8 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Simpson College

Indianola, Iowa

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Overview

Student Population
1,267
Simpson College overview
Location Indianola, Iowa
Online simpson.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Indianola, Iowa, Simpson College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,300 prospective students applied, and 1,126 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 295 enrolled in the school.  1,117 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 150 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $41,466 plus fees of $780. Simpson College is ranked 397 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Simpson College is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Simpson College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 1070/1200
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
86.6% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$41,466
Costs for Simpson College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,170
Other Fees$780
Room and Board $9,282
Budget for Other Expenses$3,264
Total One Year Cost$55,962

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Simpson College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Education 11%
Social Sciences 8%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154350 IPEDS survey data for Simpson College.

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