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Simmons University

Boston, MA

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Overview

Simmons University is a University institution located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 The Fenway
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Danielle Navarro
Director of Enrollment Reporting Operations
Email: danielle.navarro@simmons.edu
Phone: 617-521-2512
Fax: 617-521-3190

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,933
Applied
2,145
Accepted
1,777
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

2,933
Females Applied
2,145
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st March 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th
Transfer April 1st Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 582 570 660
SAT Math 568 540 630
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

42,080
Private
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Fees

1,250
Full-time student fees
15,660
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

34,674
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,295
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,453
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,054
Avg. Loan Aid
22,538
Avg. Grant Aid
30,651
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,777
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.82%
Black or African American 6.51%
White or Caucasian 61.91%
Asian 10.85%
Two or more races 4.85%
Other 2.86%

Gender

Male (0.34%)
Female (99.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 61%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Winter Wonderland, Spring Carnival and Soiree

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Simmons College Dance Company, Student Government Association, Simmons Student Nursing Association, Sexuality Women and Gender (SWAG) and Class Councils

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

970
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 231
Part-time - 739
Male - 153
Female - 817
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