70%

Acceptance Rate

$27,862

Avg.Financial Aid

002208

FAFSA Code

About Simmons College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,082

Website

www.simmons.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Simmons College is located in Boston in Massachusetts. The institution was established in the year 1899 by businessman John Simmons, He had a radical thought that women should be able to earn an independent source of revenue and guide significant lives of them. It was this same strength of addition and empowerment that shaped the first African-American Simmons graduate in 1914 and made Simmons one of the private colleges which did not impose admission quotas on Jewish students.

  • The college is a four-year private not-for-profit co-education college, nonsectarian undergraduate women’s college and has comprehensive liberal arts and professional curriculum.

  • The total acceptance rate of the college is 64%.

  • The university has a student population of 6,111 in which 3,054 are full-timers and 3,057 are part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 7:1 at the university.


Online Education at Simmons College

  • The university offers 4 online programs across 3 majors. The majors offered at the college include Behavioral Sciences, Business Management, Health Science.

  • It offers assorted courses that are completely accessible online and the tuition fee is lesser as compared to other universities. University provides numerous online programs for students who find it difficult to pursue education on campus. 

  • SC also enables students to access many resources from the university website like course content, individual and group projects, and also communicate with professors and peers, make use of online learning labs, EBooks, and trade journals.

  • The learning management system of the college is advanced to allows students to customize it in the way they want it.


Reviews

  • The college encourages quality and inspired work, independently and with others. In order to support new and current students, they developed a Student Ambassador Program that allows current students to mentor and guides those that may have questions about the program, or those that have hit a rough patch. This group is also responsible for sharing valuable advice via a live webinar to each cohort that completes the immersion weekend in Boston.

  • Simmons has completely revamped the pharmacology course. The institution takes academic rigor seriously.

Location & Contact

Address

300 The Fenway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6175212000
Fax: 6175213065
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Rankings

The university ranking according to Forbes and US News is mentioned below.

  • The college is ranked at number 381 in Top Colleges, number 146 in the Northeast, and at number 251 in Private Colleges.

  • According to US News, the college is ranked at number 11 in Regional Universities-North, number 4 in Best Value Schools, and at number 274 in Business Programs.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

1130 - 1300

ACT Range

24 - 30

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Simmons College is quite an easy school with moderate chances to get admitted in, with the acceptance rate of 70%. Last year, over 70 applicants out of every 100 were admitted into the faculty. Academically it has an average requirement for admission test scores.

The SAT and ACT score is recommended for admission at SC. ACT score should be 24 or above. The average high school GPA requirement is 3.4 or above on a 4.0 scale for the admitted freshmen class. 

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,601

Average Annual Cost

$39,660

Books And Supplies

$1,280

Other Fees

$1,190

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,200

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,550

Total One Year Cost

$59,880

You might be thinking of  "How much does it take to attend the Simmons College?", So here is the answer to your query. The total cost to attend the College is $59,880 annually, it varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for, there are slight variations in the cost of attendance for various programs.

The Net-price to attend the university is $29,601, the average total cost for tuition is $39,660, books and supplies are $1,280, $15,200 for room and board, and $1,190 for other fees. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

6:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$125

Faculty Overview

26%

Male Professors

74%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

168 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

26 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

23 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

20 Graduates

Cognitive Science

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

16 Graduates

Public Health

16 Graduates

Economics

14 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

14 Graduates

Social Work

14 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

13 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

12 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

9 Graduates

Biology, General

9 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Marketing

9 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

5 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

4 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

2 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

2 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,809

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

26%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

N/A

US National: 44%

Female

100%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

3% Unknown

7% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

43%

Out Of State

53%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,653 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sharks

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

187

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At SU, $15,200 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. There are around 0% male and 100% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$55,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$24,625

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$256 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,862

Students Receiving Federal Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,874

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,642

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,772

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,602

$30K - $48K

$34,180

$48K - $75K

$32,131

$75K - $110K

$29,474

> $110K

$21,832

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,854,697

Financial Aid and support are obtainable for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans, and work-study. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. The aids thus received can be utilized to pay tuition fees and to meet various academic-related monetary necessities. The availability of these aids is subject to eligibility.

The eligibility factors for the various schemes under financial aids differ and range from the financial condition of the applicant and citizenship to a military background, academic excellence, and project or assignment submissions.

Simmons College's federal school code is 002208. Some of the financial aid schemes provided by the university are given below.

  • Federal Aid is provided in the form of Pell Grants, TEACH Grant, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Perkins Loans, Federal work-study.

  • Institutional Aid such as Simmons College Grant, Alumni Scholarships, Achievement Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship.

  • State Aid includes Gilbert Grant and MASS Grant.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 Bill, Tuition Assistance.

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