Simpson College

Women's D3 Coach: Kekailoa Palea
2 / 10
1,396 Undergrads / 1,444 Students
6 / 10
$20,145 Net Price
2 / 10
80% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    American Rivers (ARC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Town: Fringe

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
70% / 72%
Calendar System
Four-one-four plan
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Events By Simpson College Coaches
Jun 23 '19
Indianola, IA
Women's 13-18
Jul 24 '19
Indianola, IA
Women's 13-18
Jul 25-26 '19
Indianola, IA
Women's 13-18
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Des Moines Iowa Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Omaha Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Kansas City Missouri Area
  • Cedar Rapids Iowa Area
  • Iowa City Iowa Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Waterloo Iowa Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Sioux City Iowa Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
Where Grads Work
  • Simpson College
  • Wells Fargo
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Nationwide
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
  • Hy-Vee Inc.
  • Des Moines Public Schools
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • EMC Insurance Companies
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • UnityPoint Health
  • YMCA of Greater Des Moines
  • State of Iowa - Executive Branch
  • University of Iowa
  • Sammons Financial Group Member Companies
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Marketing
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
460 - 590
530 - 610
990 - 1200
19 - 25
18 - 26
19 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 1,607 776 831
% Admitted 80% 77% 84%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 22% 23%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (20%)
Education (15%)
Business Administration and Management, General (11%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (8%)
Computer & Information Sciences (7%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (6%)
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (6%)
Visual & Performing Arts (6%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (6%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Psychology (5%)
Psychology, General (5%)
Accounting (4%)
Computer Science (4%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (4%)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching (4%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$40,666
Books & Supplies$1,238
Cost of Living$8,820
Personal Expenses$3,284
Sticker Price$54,008

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$31,789
Federal Grants51%$4,795
Pell Grants50%$4,488
Other Federal19%$1,019
State & Local Grants61%$5,728
Institutional Grants100%$25,849
Student Loans80%$7,342
Federal Loans80%$5,384
Other Loans17%$9,610

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $86.9 Million $60,213

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $22,117 $287

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.8%

Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 962 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $47,500

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.58 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 70% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 5 5
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 4 4
Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with other professional programs
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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