Simpson University

Redding, CA 96003

Simpson University is one of the 138 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is small in size and located in Redding. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 100 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 68 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%).

Every year 57% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Simpson University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $27,250, and fees were $450. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,250 and $450 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Christ and Missionary Alliance Church
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 8 25

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Accreditations

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

Admission

56%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT998 to 1183
ACT18 to 23
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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,150
In State Students$1,150
Out of State Students$1,150
Graduate courses
In District Students$620
In State Students$620
Out of State Students$620

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $51,750 $51,750 $51,750
ADN 70 $80,500 $80,500 $80,500
BSN 125 $143,750 $143,750 $143,750
FNP 50 $31,000 $31,000 $31,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Simpson University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $3,018
Other Federal Grant 12% $314
State Grant & Scholarships 40% $7,883
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $6,498
Federal Student Loans 97% $5,771
Private Loans 8% $16,373

$27,613

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$24,578
$30,001 to $48,000$19,571
$48,001 to $75,000$26,175
$75,001 to $110,000$27,322
Over $110,000$32,419

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Student Population

777

Undergrads

126

Graduates

576

Women

327

Men

73%

Full-time

27%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
59%
Hispanic
14%
Race/ethnicity unknown
13%
Asian
5%
Black/African American
4%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Simpson University
2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003
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