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Simpson University

Simpson University
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003-8606

Official telephone: (530) 224-5600
Fax number: (530) 226-4861
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 888 9-SIMPSON
888 9-SIMPSON (toll free)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: August 1
Application fee: $35
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT required
School has formalized early decision program: no
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank important
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview considered
  • extracurricular activities considered
  • particular talent/ability considered
  • character/personal qualities very important
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment very important
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience not considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.4
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 100%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 73%
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 18 - 24
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 89%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 40%

Number of completed applications received: 627
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 327
School has a waiting list policy: no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 12%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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