Simpson University

Redding, CA 96003

Simpson University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Redding, California. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 627 and 327 students were accepted.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. RN to BSN

    The Simpson University Nursing program prepares professional nurses for entry level positions.

    The BSN program is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing. Graduates from this program will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure and Public Health Credential.

    Admissions to the nursing program is competitive and conditional on the completion of all pre-requisite course with a minimum of a grade ‘C’ or higher.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Fill application form
    • Complete TEAS V (with a minimum adjusted total score of 78.3)
    • Personal Statement
    • Two recommendation forms
    • Official transcripts for all college level course work completed

    Deadline for applications is the 1st of October and applicants will be informed of their status by the 19th of October. Students accepted into the program must accept or decline their space by the 26th of October.

    Applications will be reviewed by a committed weighing the personal statement, overall GPA, pre-requisite GPA, TEAS Score, Recommendations and Priority points.

    Transfer students will need to complete an application to Simpson University and the enrollment packet for the nursing program. Students transferring from another program will be evaluated by the Director of Admissions and the Director of Nursing based on the basis of official college transcripts, course description of the nursing program they attended and a letter from former Nursing Director stating that the applicant is a student in good standing eligible for continued enrollment.


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 44

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Simpson University

Pacific Union College
140.93 miles away
Touro University California
174.62 miles away
Dominican University of California
182.07 miles away
Saint Mary's College of California
191.87 miles away
Samuel Merritt University
192.88 miles away
Holy Names University
194.22 miles away
University of San Francisco
196.03 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
01/31/1969 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 555
SAT: Math420 to 550
SAT: Writing430 to 530
ACT Composite18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$14,858
30k to 48k$20,792
48k to 75k$18,614
75k to 110k$23,426
Over 110k$24,306
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,095.00 $1,095.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $620.00 $620.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Simpson University
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003

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