Accreditation and Outcomes


Simmons is accredited by the Commission for Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 

The Simmons Nutrition Department's Didactic Program in Dietetics is currently granted accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL, 60606-6995, tel: (312) 899-5400.

The Simmons Dietetic Internship Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND),120 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Ill 60606. (312) 899-0040, ext.5400.


Registered Dietitian (RD) Exam First Time and Ultimate Pass Rates 2016

Simmons Program  Simmons First Time Pass Rate  National First Time Pass Rate  Simmons Ultimate Pass Rate
Dietetic Internship  92%  87%  92%
Certificate in the Didactic Program in Dietetics/
BS Nutrition and Dietetics
 97%  87%  100%