The Simpsonian

College Scorecard

by Conner Juilfs

February 26, 2013

Compare the cost of Simpson to other colleges across the nation. High school prospective students can now use an interactive College Scorecard to figure how much it costs to attend various colleges across the nation.  President Barack Obama and th...

Low Applicants

by Ben Rodgers

February 25, 2013

At the last faculty meeting, Simpson College President John Byrd announced to the faculty that the amount of applications has dropped this year compared to those at this time last year. “We received a record number of applicat...

Simpson to brand itself from the inside out

by David Talley and Sarah Stout

March 27, 2012

A recent Simpson survey asked Iowa high school seniors and parents what they thought of when they heard Simpson College. More than a quarter of the people surveyed answered, “I don’t know.” Jill Johnson, executive director o...

Simpson partners with U-Haul to provide rentable cars

by Chelsea Winegard and Sarina Rhinehart

March 27, 2012

Simpson College may be receiving two rental cars from the U-Haul Corporation for students to use starting next fall. U-Haul Corporation has offered to supply Simpson College with two cars: a Prius and a Focus for students to re...

Don’t overlook past enrollment problems

January 31, 2012

Congratulations, Simpson. We hear that enrollment is up. We're genuinely happy that things seem to be on the uphill climb for the school, but let us take a minute to remind the campus community of something. It was about a ye...

Spring numbers show promise, hope

by Kate Hayden April Sigmund

January 31, 2012

Spring enrollment at Simpson rose from 12 new students in spring 2011 to 32 in spring 2012. This year the school welcomes 28 transfer students and four new freshmen. "Last year we had 11 transfers and one new freshman for a total of...

Simpson to begin SC in 3

by Sylvia Koss

November 15, 2011

SC in Three will be providing students with a new pathway to obtain degrees in less time and by spending less money. Simpson already allows students to take its programs at a relatively fast pace, but now the college will play a...

Prospective students road trip to campus

by Erin Gerken

November 8, 2011

Prospective students ranging from juniors and seniors in high school to transfer students have the option to take a road trip to Simpson College from various locations throughout the Midwest region. There are seven different t...