Simpson College says, "Simpson College is an independent, selective, church-related, comprehensive liberal arts college dedicated to excellence in higher education. The Simpson College community is equally committed to: Promoting integrative learning that enables students of all ages to develop intellectual and practical skills; Nurturing values which foster personal worth and individuality within a creative, diverse and just community; Graduating students who continue to grow as free, responsible and fulfilled individuals in the world of family, work, service and scholarship; Drawing upon our relationship with the United Methodist Church and our religious traditions that guide us on issues of personal integrity, moral responsibility, social justice and global citizenship." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:1,432
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:63%
- Tuition & Fees:$37,663 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because both the "Simpson Colloquium" and "Written Communication" requirements may be satisfied by writing-intensive courses offered in a range of departments that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may choose between studying a foreign language or a foreign culture and students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Civic Engagement", "Diversity And Power in the U.S." and "Historical Perspectives in Western Culture" requirements.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Scientific Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.
Curriculum last evaluated: 06/21/2018