Simmons University

Boston, MA, USA
3.96 Average Rating

Simmons University is a private, liberal arts university located in Boston, Massachusetts. Simmons offers a women’s undergraduate education in 60+ majors and programs, as well as four graduate schools for its co-ed graduate population. The university is part of the Colleges of the Fenway collaboration, providing more opportunities for students attending schools in the Fenway neighborhood, such as a jazz band, dance project, and intramural sports teams. For students looking to make a difference in the area, Simmons Community Engagement provides opportunities with over 60 community organizations for student participation in causes such as educational equality and mentorship. The campus is also within walking distance of the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, and Longwood Medical Area.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
56%
Out of State Students
51%
0
100
60%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1200
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,402
Total Number of Undergrads
2,200
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
67%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
73%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$29,690
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$40,850
Out-of-State Tuition
$40,850
0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$24,977
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
19%
81%
Student Organizations
72
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Washington
Providence
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
91%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$55,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.96 Average Rating
simmons college is a prestigious all women's college with a tight knit community in a large city. simmons is your first stop to success! they set you up for not only your major but for becoming a powerful woman in the work field.
Melissa from Boston, MA
Simmons is amazing. The professors are wonderful. The location is beautiful and fun.
Ashley from Harwich, MA