Graduates earn 382 degrees from Simpson College


About 24.4 percent of the 382 degrees and certificates handed out by Simpson College in 2017-18 were to students in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Indianola conferred 93 bachelor's degrees in business, management, marketing, and related support services programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general business administration and management. Data shows the school gave out 47 bachelor's degrees in general business administration and management, followed by 31 bachelor's degrees in elementary education and teaching and 29 bachelor's degrees in accounting.

The college enrolled 1,479 students for 2017-18, including 1,432 in undergraduate programs and 47 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Business Administration and Management, General
47
-
47
Accounting
29
-
29
Management Information Systems, General
7
-
7
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
4
-
4
Actuarial Science
4
-
4
International Business/Trade/Commerce
2
-
2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
93
-
93
24.4
Elementary Education and Teaching
31
-
31
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
-
12
12
Music Teacher Education
9
-
9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
5
-
5
Art Teacher Education
2
-
2
Education total
47
12
59
15.4
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
24
3
27
Forensic Science and Technology
3
-
3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services total
27
3
30
7.8
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
15
-
15
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
12
-
12
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
27
-
27
7.1
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
18
-
18
Neuroscience
4
-
4
Biochemistry
3
-
3
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
25
-
25
6.5
Political Science and Government, General
12
-
12
Sociology
8
-
8
Economics, General
3
-
3
International Relations and Affairs
2
-
2
Social Sciences total
25
-
25
6.5
Computer Science
12
-
12
Computer and Information Sciences, General
9
-
9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
21
-
21
5.5
Psychology, General
18
-
18
Psychology total
18
-
18
4.7
Athletic Training/Trainer
10
-
10
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
6
-
6
Health Professions and Related Programs total
16
-
16
4.2
English Language and Literature, General
13
-
13
English Language and Literature/Letters total
13
-
13
3.4
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
10
-
10
Journalism
2
-
2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
12
-
12
3.1
Music, General
3
-
3
Graphic Design
2
-
2
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
2
-
2
Fine/Studio Arts, General
2
-
2
Music Performance, General
1
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
10
-
10
2.6
History, General
8
-
8
History total
8
-
8
2.1
Environmental Science
7
-
7
Natural Resources and Conservation total
7
-
7
1.8
Mathematics, General
6
-
6
Mathematics and Statistics total
6
-
6
1.6
Physics, General
4
-
4
Chemistry, General
1
-
1
Physical Sciences total
5
-
5
1.3
Religion/Religious Studies
3
-
3
Philosophy
1
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
4
-
4
1.1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
2
-
2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
2
-
2
0.5
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
1
German Language and Literature
-
-
-
French Language and Literature
-
-
-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
1
-
1
0.3
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
-
-
-
Engineering total
-
-
-
-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
-
-
-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
-
-
-
-
Human Services, General
-
-
-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
-
-
-
-

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