Simpson College


Simpson College

Simpson College is focused on the success of its students. In the classroom, during an internship, as a part of clubs or teams, or in serving others, Simpson's innovative learning environment provides students with the tools to have a successful and rewarding life. It's one of the things that has set Simpson apart since its founding in 1860. Employers seek Simpson students because faculty and staff push them to innovate, create, think critically and serve their local and global communities.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • STEM
  • Graphic Design
  • Sport Science
  • Spanish
  • Humanities

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Music
  • Theater
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Service

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


At Simpson, the admission process is an opportunity to get to know you. Our holistic review of all applications allows us to learn more about each applicant and the potential they have to contribute academically in the classroom as well as within the Simpson community. Simpson admits students with a proven record of academic achievement who have taken advantage of the academic opportunities available. Your coursework is considered as the most important component of the admission process.

Additional Information

Get a world-inspired education in the heart of the Midwest.  It's more than possible.  At Simpson, every full-time student receives grants or scholarships.  We make sure of it.  And we work just as hard to ensure that your investment pays off long into the future.  Take a look at our first-year scholarships to learn more:   


Visit us

Some things you have to see to believe and that's no different when it comes to your college search. We take a personal approach to the campus visit experience, and your day will be tailored to your goals and academic interests. Whether it's an individual visit or you join in with a group, you'll have the chance to get up close and personal with Simpson. Learn more at

“I knew Simpson was a place I could grow and become a leader -- it is a place that truly nurtures and cares about me."

Emma Schlenker, '19
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

701 North C Street
Indianola, IA 50125, United States of America

Phone number

(515) 961-1624