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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

At Simpson, the admission process is an opportunity to get to know you! We value both your life experiences as well as your academic achievements and interests. Our holistic review of all applications allows us to learn more about each applicant and the potential they have to contribute academically in the classroom as well as within the Simpson community.

Simpson does not require an application fee.  To begin the application, you will create an account for either the Simpson Application or Common Application.  The application provides an opportunity for us to learn more about you so it is important that you complete it in full.

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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