Our Students

Focused, Empowered, and Compassionate

Simmons students are intellectually motivated and open-minded. They are serious about their academic and career goals. And they are determined to make their mark in the world.

Student Facts

  • More than 50 majors and programs
  • Nearly 13% of students choose to double major
  • More than 50 student clubs and academic liaisons
  • Ten NCAA Division III varsity teams
  • Approximately 1,700 undergraduate women students; 15% Dix Scholars (adult learners)
  • Approximately 4,000 graduate men and women students
  • Approximately 24% self-reported African-American, Latina, Asian, Native American, and multiracial students; 3% international students
  • Students from 36 U.S. states and 53 countries
  • Graduate students achieve some of the highest pass rates on professional licensure exams.
  • Student Advisors for Multiculturalism provides opportunities for student-to-student mentoring on issues of multiculturalism.
  • Approximately 2,600 students participate in local and international service learning projects each year.
  • Success Connection program matches undergrads with powerful alumnae mentors.

Student Services