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See Your Dreams Come to Light

Rise to your full potential and shine with distinction at Simpson. Four years here and you’ll be ready to go anywhere.

As you prepare for your Simpson journey, be inspired by the stories of these students and alumni who are already going amazing places.

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Simpson can take you wherever you want to go—as long as you put the pedal to the metal and you’re the one to push.

Erin ’20

“I was really worried about my future. I definitely didn’t come from a place where I thought college was going to be an easy thing to do or have any financial support from my family.”

– ETHAN '22

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“At Simpson, I was exposed to so many different things. I came out a much more well-rounded person.”


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“(My faculty mentors) taught me real life skills and helped me get incredible opportunities. They pushed me out of my comfort zone, challenging me to become a better leader.”

- Jake ’23

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“Simpson provided me with exactly what I needed to reach heights of success I never imagined possible.”

Sam ’20

Ph.D. Program, Computer Sci.
University of Minnesota


“I am living my dream. I thank Simpson for making me the curious and confident teacher I am today.”



Abby ’21

Elementary Teacher
Des Moines, IA


“I am forever grateful for my professors that provided me knowledge to thrive in this field.” 

Jeramy ’21

Facilities & Events Coord.
UN-Colorado Athletics


“Simpson’s Health and Exercise Science program has wonderful faculty who prepare students to be the best graduate applicant possible.” 

Aleksei ’22

PT Doctorate Program
Des Moines University


“My experiences (at Simpson) taught me to take risks, be resilient, be vulnerable, and empathetic.” 

Konner ’21

Integrations Analyst
Businessolver, Kansas City


“I realized after my first education practicum that I love education. I love helping students find their calling.”

Morgan ’20

Drama Director
Des Moines Public Schools


How Far Will You Go?

95% of Simpson graduates are employed, in grad school, volunteering or in the military within 6 months of graduation.

Data: 5 - Year Avg. (2019)


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