Our Mission

The Simmons Difference 

The Simmons Mission: To provide transformative learning that links passion with lifelong purpose.

For more than 100 years, Simmons has put the needs of our students first. Through an education that combines intellectual leadership with professional preparation, we help students lead meaningful lives and build successful careers for the 21st Century. The College's commitment can be seen in our state-of-the-art facilities for teaching, learning, living, and working at Simmons, as well as through our exceptional faculty and staff.

The Next 100 Years

With today's dynamic community of more than 4,500 students, Simmons College continues to move forward. Our commitment to the success of our students guides our vision and is clear in our values.

Vision

Simmons will become a beacon of leadership in the world of higher education; a resource to our nation and world; known for our expertise in fields which improve the human condition; sought out for the findings of our highly reputable research and seen as the global expert in educating women for their own empowerment and for leadership.

Core Values
  • We are at our best when students are first.
  • We prepare students for life’s work.
  • We cross boundaries to create opportunities.
  • We make a collective investment in community.