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Simmons University

College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

Boston, MA

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Simmons University

Overview

Simmons University / College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nursing Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 423
Doctoral Degrees 39
Other Advanced Degrees 55

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,304
Applied
838
Accepted
512
Enrolled
64%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

1,941
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.51%
Black or African American 7.21%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 4.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 1.8%
Unknown 22.82%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

350
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 311
Male (34)
Female (316)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nursing, behavior analysis, psychology, health sciences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 300 The Fenway
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Dr. Lepaine Sharp-McHenry
Dean
Phone: 617-521-2000

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