1,763
Students
Financial aid thermometer
31,887
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
2105/3483
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Email: danielle.navarro@simmons.edu
Phone: 617-521-2512
Fax: 617-521-3190

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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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Finance And Financial Management Services Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
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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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Physical Therapy Checkmark
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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Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,483
Applied
2,105
Accepted
1,763
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

3,483
Females Applied
2,105
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.44
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 660
SAT Math 550 650
ACT Composite 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,660
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Fees

1,140
Full-time student fees
15,200
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

31,887
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,115
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,316
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,032
Avg. Loan Aid
19,131
Avg. Grant Aid
28,339
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,763
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.07%
Black or African American 6.35%
White or Caucasian 64.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.06%
Asian 9.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 4.93%
Other 2.61%

Gender

Male (0.51%)
Female (99.49%)

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 63%

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 (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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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

1,071
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 245
Part-time - 826