Simpson College

Indianola, IA

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Simpson College

Simpson College

Simpson College Student Essentials

Simpson College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Simpson Storm
Website: www.simpson.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $29,529
Out-of-State Tuition: $29,529
Retention Rate: 82%
Enrollment: 2,137
Year Established: 1860

About Simpson College

If you have a strong interest in studying abroad, Simpson College is worth a look. The school purposefully structures its calendar for international study, with a three-week term in addition to its two 4-month semesters. This schedule makes studying abroad a crucial part of student life at Simpson.

Of course, there are plenty of educational opportunities on campus as well. Simpson College’s academics include over 40 programs of study offered through more than 20 departments. The student-to-faculty ratio is small, so you know that you’ll get the individualized attention and small class sizes that make private liberal arts colleges so appealing.

Simpson College emphasizes civic responsibility, as demonstrated by its Engaged Citizenship Curriculum. This curriculum, which was launched in fall 2011, requires all Simpson students to take seven “Areas of Engagement” courses.

Some of the subjects of these courses include diversity and power in the United States, ethics and values inquiry and global perspectives. There are numerous financial aid options at Simpson to help you fund your education, including institutional scholarships, Title IV programs, and outside scholarships for those who qualify. Simpson students can also earn scholarships from the United Methodist Church, with which the college is affiliated.

Simpson College Map & Location

Simpson College
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125


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Getting Around Simpson College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Indianola, IA

Winter
Dec
35
16
Jan
31
12
Feb
37
16
Spring
Mar
49
27
Apr
62
39
May
71
50
Summer
Jun
80
60
Jul
85
64
Aug
83
62
Fall
Sep
76
52
Oct
64
40
Nov
49
28

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,062
Freshman Class 450
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,137

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 86%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 2%
African American 2%
Caucasian 86%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 96%
Graduate 4%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 55%
Men 45%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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