Financial Assistance Information

A question you may often get from your students is, “How can I afford college?” Simpson is proud of our reputation as a best value in the Midwest. We’ll do everything we can to help students obtain financial assistance. In fact, 99 percent of Simpson students receive some form of financial aid.  We also appreciate the advice you give your students on other available resources to make college affordable and possible.Red Simpson banner displayed on a lamppost

Simpson offers a variety of merit- and need-based scholarships.  Your students will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships with their application for admission. Some additional scholarship opportunities require a separate application. Click here for a complete list of Simpson Scholarships.

Financial assistance also comes in the form of grants, loans and work programs.  Learn more at Financial Assistance.

Costs for the 2013 – 2014 academic year are:

Tuition and fees: $30,999

Basic Residence Hall Costs: $3,860

Standard Board Charge: $4,103

Total Comprehensive Fee: $38,962


Financial Aid Timeline for First Year Students 

Rolling Admissions: Submit Application for Admission

November- Attend Fall Music Scholarship Weekend if interested

December- Early Scholarship Awards Mailed to accepted students (Preliminary award based on merit only)

January- Student and Family complete the FAFSA

February 1- Deadline for Simpson Scholarships requiring an additional application

February- Attend Theatre Simpson Scholarship Days, Art Portfolio Day or Music Scholarship Weekend if interested.

March- Official Financial Assistance Awards Mailed to accepted students

May 1- Deadline for Awards to be returned to Financial Assistance

June- Bring Additional Scholarship Form to Orientation