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Simpson College (IA)


Visiting And Contact Information

701 North C Street

Indianola, IA 50125

United States

Phone: 515-961-1624

Fax: 515-961-1870


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 74
% Submitting Score:5%
% Submitting Score:98%
     ACT Middle 50%:22 - 27
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:21%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:57%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:90%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:96%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 1,442
Total applicants who are accepted: 1,097
Total of accepted students who enroll: 413
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 78%
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Application Process
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 24 months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Not Considered
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Not Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:3
     Social Studies:3
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • ACT:
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    22 - 27
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