Mission Statement

Simpson College is an independent, selective, church-related, comprehensive liberal-arts college dedicated to excellence in higher education.

The Simpson College community is equally committed to:

  • Promoting integrative learning that enables students of all ages to develop intellectual and practical skills
  • Nurturing values which foster personal worth and individuality within a creative, diverse and just community
  • Graduating students who continue to grow as free, responsible and fulfilled individuals in the world of family, work, service and scholarship
  • Drawing upon our relationship with the United Methodist Church and our religious traditions that guide us on issues of personal integrity, moral responsibility, social justice and global citizenship

Approved by the Board of Trustees on May 16, 2008


Vision Statement

Simpson College serves the diverse communities of the Midwest and the Nation by providing academic and co-curricular programs designed to educate students of all ages and backgrounds. The Simpson community therefore aspires to become the exemplar of comprehensive liberal arts colleges in the Midwest.