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Simpson University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Redding, California. The city atmosphere of Redding makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$34,202 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
67% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Simpson University?


Contact details for Simpson U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA 96003-8606
Phone: 530-224-5600

How Do I Get Into Simpson U?

You can apply to Simpson U online at:

Admission Requirements for Simpson U

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Simpson U?

67% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Simpson University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Can I Afford Simpson University?

$34,202 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of Simpson U is $34,202. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Simpson U, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $8,420 a year. That adds up to $33,680 over four years for those students.

Simpson University Undergraduate Student Diversity

737 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 806 undergraduate students at Simpson U, with 737 being full-time and 69 being part-time.


There are also 187 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 737 full-time undergraduates at Simpson U, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Simpson University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 142
White 322
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 198

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Simpson University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 11 countries are represented at Simpson U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Hong Kong, and Canada.

Online Learning at Simpson University

129 Took All Classes Online
752 Took At Least One Class Online
21.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at Simpson U. In 2020-2021, 752 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Simpson U has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Simpson U

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Simpson University was 21.3%. This is the #745 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Simpson U regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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