Simpson University is on a 100-acre campus in the suburban setting of Redding, California.
Simpson University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Simpson University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Simpson University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming Weekend, Exposure Film Festival and Nite Life.
This table offers information on housing at Simpson University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||41%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||580|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||323|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||59%|
Simpson University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Simpson University students live off campus. In 2022, 41% of undergrads at Simpson University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 59% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Simpson University. There are 580 spots available in on-campus housing for all 696 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 323 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Simpson University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Simpson University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Simpson University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Simpson University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Simpson University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Simpson University has emergency whistle program and monthly campus safety meetings.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Simpson University, take Interstate 5 to Redding, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Redding Municipal airport.
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