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First-Year Students

With more than 80 academic programs, we help first-year students reach their full potential and discover their passion

Follow these steps to apply to Simpson College as a first-year student

Apply now. Applications are accepted beginning in the early fall and continue on a space-available basis.

Complete an application for admission (no application fee required). Create an account to begin the Simpson application process. Apply now using the Simpson Application or the Common App.

Complete the Simpson Application or the Common Application

First-Year Application

Apply directly to Simpson College through our online application.

Common Application

Add Simpson College on the list of schools where you want your application sent.

Check Application Status

If you have already applied, click here to check your application status.

We're excited you're interested in Simpson!

This is such an exciting and important time in your life as you search for a college and community to call home for the next four years. Simpson College is committed to helping you reach your full potential and discover who you are. 

You will find professors who take the time to know you and work alongside you. Classes are designed to provide what employers and graduate schools are most interested in and the Simpson community is a wonderful place to make lifelong friends.

We're ready and happy to help you through the process

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