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Simmons University

College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice

Boston, MA

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Simmons University

Overview

Simmons University / College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 597
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT, Massachusetts Tests for Education Licensure (for different programs)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, BCBA Analyst Exam
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,382
Applied
987
Accepted
457
Enrolled
71%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, Massachusetts Tests for Education Licensure (for different programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum grade of B in introductory statistics course within five years prior to entering program, resume, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, BCBA Analyst Exam

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

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

1,468
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.51%
Black or African American 13.96%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 2.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 2.66%
Unknown 18.8%

Gender

Male (14%)
Female (85%)

Faculty

296
Total faculty
Full-time - 50
Part-time - 246
Male (38)
Female (258)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social work, public health, education, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 300 The Fenway
Boston, MA  02115
United States
Contact Dr. Stephanie Berzin
Dean
Email: stephanie.berzin@simmons.edu
Phone: 617-521-2759

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