Simpson University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


As a Christ-centered learning community, Simpson University develops students in mind, faith, and character to influence the world through leadership, scholarship, and service. Simpson University's vision is to be a healthy, growing, Christ-centered higher educational institution that is recognized for advancing scholarship, utilizing educational innovation, supporting student growth, embodying Christian community, and demonstrating cultural engagement in carrying out our commitment to world service.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1147
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 39

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 29:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

2211 College View Drive
Redding California 96003


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Main Phone: 530-224-5600

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Admissions Contact:
Rebecka Renfer
Counselor, Admissions
(530) 226-4600

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Kari Beadner
Assistant Director, Admissions
(888) 974-6776

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Simpson's minimum GPA requirement for admission consideration is 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale). A student's transfer GPA is not calculated into a student's Simpson University GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only courses in which students have earned a grade of "C-" or above will be eligible for transfer.

Credits (Min/Max):
62 units are required in order to begin the aspire program, 88 units plus 36 program units are required in order to graduate from Simpson.

Test Scores for Applying:
The submission of official standardized test scores is required if you have less than 24 tranferrable credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Simpson requires the submission of one Professional Reference with your application.

Essay(s) required:
A Statement of Purpose is required.

Application Fee:
There is a $20 nonrefundable application fee.

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