Simmons University

Boston, MA

Simmons University

Boston, MA

Tuition & Fees

$43,330

$43,330

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
51%
500-599
37%
400-499
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
37%
500-599
55%
400-499
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
45%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
40%
24-29
35%
18-23
23%
12-17
2%
30-36
12%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
30-36
31%
24-29
47%
18-23
22%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,145
Declined + 788
Total Received 2,933
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Private (nonprofit)

1,777

undergraduate students

4,054

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Communications
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Codes

SAT 3761
ACT 1892

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Fun Facts

  • From as early as 1917, each Simmons College class would chose a mascot that would accompany them throughout their four years and well into their time as alumnae.

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School Facts

Simmons University, founded in 1899, is a small, private university with an undergraduate college for women. Its 12-acre campus, located in Boston, includes nine Georgian-style dormitories. The graduate programs are open to men and women.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,831
Established in 1899
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Boston, MA

12-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Simmons University
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
51%
500-599
37%
400-499
2%
700-800
6%
600-699
37%
500-599
55%
400-499
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
35%
500-599
45%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
40%
24-29
35%
18-23
23%
12-17
2%
30-36
12%
24-29
54%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
30-36
31%
24-29
47%
18-23
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,145
Declined + 788
Total Received 2,933

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Danielle Navarro
Director of Enrollment Reporting Operations
P: 800 345-8468
F: 617 521-3190
ugadm@simmons.edu

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,674.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,080
Room & board $15,660
Additional fees $1,250
Books & supplies $1,280
Total $60,270
Average Financial Aid - $34,674
Total with Avg. Aid $25,596
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 617 521-2001
F: 617 521-3195
sfs@simmons.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Amanda Galban
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
amanda.galban@simmons.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, dance, gymnastics, flag football, frisbee, rugby, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Athletic Conference, North Atlantic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Sharks
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
Applied Behavior Analysis
Archives Management
Art
Art/Music
Arts Administration
Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Analysis
Biochemistry
Biology
Biostatistics
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry/Management
Chemistry/Pharmacy
Children's Literature
Communications
Computer Science
Data Science/Analytics
Dietetics
East Asian Studies
Economics
Economics/Mathematics
Education
Education/Early Childhood Education
Education/Early Childhood Education/Social Studies
Education/Elementary Education
Education/General Education/ESL
Education/Middle/High School Education
Education/Special Education/Moderate Disabilities
Education/Special Education/Severe Disabilities
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
Financial Mathematics
French
Gender/Cultural Studies
Graphic Design
Health Informatics
Health Professions Education
History
Information Technology
International Relations
Leadership/Women
Library Science
Library/Information Science
Marketing
Marketing Communications/Public Relations
Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Music
Neuroscience/Behavior
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing/Public Health
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Nutrition/Food Science
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Psychology
Public Health
Public Policy
Public Relations
Retail Management
Self-Designed Major
Social Work
Social Work/Urban Leadership
Social work/trauma practice
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching/Elementary Education
Teaching/Elementary/Special Education
Teaching/History
Web Design/Development
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing for Children
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Exercise Science
  3. Communications

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

5,831

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

30%

1,777
students

Female
100%
1,771

Male
0%
6

70%

4,054
students

Female
88%
3,562

Male
12%
492

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,607
students

Female
100%
1,607

Male
0%
0

10%

170
students

Female
97%
164

Male
3%
6

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 31

Spring: January 5

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

81

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

128

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Ethiopia
Kenya
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mia Zilahy
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
617 521-2500
mia.zilahy@simmons.edu

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