Simmons College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2051
(800) 345-8468
Fax: (617) 521-3190

Contact: Catherine Capolupo
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2000

www.simmons.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,060
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 391
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,023
Graduate enrollment: 2,873

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 83%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
East Asian Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts Management B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

ESL Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Simmons College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(617) 521-2000
Website:www.simmons.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.simmons.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/undergraduate-admission/how-to-apply
Address:300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,111
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,752 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$38,590
Out-of-state Tuition:$38,590
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,977

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Simmons College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Simmons College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services261
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs33
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services321
Education75141
English Language and Literature/Letters23
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences231
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs554
History112
Library Science332
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies41
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences2
Psychology1211
Public Administration and Social Service Professions12
Social Sciences51
Visual and Performing Arts7
Grand total2263405

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Simmons College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Library Science12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total25

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Simmons College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$38,590
Out-of-state$38,590
Books and supplies$1,280

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,718
Out-of-state$20,718

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid469100%
Grant or scholarship aid469100%$24,977
Student loan aid33571%$8,931

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,64594%$22,837
Federal student loans1,23271%$6,845

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Simmons College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Simmons College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,36203,362
Percent admitted100%0%64%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%0%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Simmons College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,111
Undergraduate enrollment1,781
Graduate enrollment4,330

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Simmons College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

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