Established in 1860, Simpson College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Indianola (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Simpson College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Simpson College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 160 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Simpson College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Red and gold|
|Address||701 North C Street
|Tel||+1 (515) 961 6251|
|Fax||+1 (515) 961 1498|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||701 North C Street
(515) 961 1624
800 362 2454
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence|
Simpson College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 124,386 physical volumes, 13,328 physical media, 442,153 digital/electronic medium and 37 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Simpson College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,344 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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