Simmons College

Boston, MA

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Simmons College

Simmons College

Simmons College Student Essentials

Simmons College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Sharks
Website: www.simmons.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 34,350
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 34,350
Retention Rate: 85%
Enrollment: 5,131
Year Established: 1899

About Simmons College

One of the benefits of going to college in Boston is the excitement of student life in the city. Nonetheless, it can get overwhelming at times, and that’s where Simmons College’s small, welcoming campus comes into play. With more than 80 student organizations, there’s plenty to do on Simmons’ campus, but its warm and familial environment ensures that you’ll never feel lost or out-of-place.

Simmons offers undergraduate academics for women in a variety of subjects, from Modern Languages to Scientific Computing. More than 30 majors are available, including pre-professional coursework and 4+1 programs that enable you to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years.

In addition to its undergraduate school, Simmons offers graduate academics through the following divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Studies
  • Graduate School of Library and Information Science
  • School of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • School of Management

Financial aid options at Simmons include scholarships, grants and loans. Scholarships are based on merit and range from $2,000 to full tuition, while aid from grants and loans varies based on financial need. Make sure to complete the FAFSA by March 1 for need-based financial aid consideration.

As a women’s college, Simmons offers undergraduate admissions to women only. However, admissions for its graduate programs are open to men and women.

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Simmons College Map & Location

Simmons College
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115


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Getting Around Simmons College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Boston, MA

Winter
Dec
41
28
Jan
36
22
Feb
39
25
Spring
Mar
45
31
Apr
56
41
May
66
50
Summer
Jun
76
60
Jul
82
65
Aug
80
65
Fall
Sep
72
57
Oct
61
47
Nov
52
38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,797
Freshman Class 380
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,131

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 75%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 6%
African American 8%
Caucasian 75%
Asian 8%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 35%
Graduate 65%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 100%
Men 0%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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