For International Students

Simmons provides an exciting university experience in America's Best College town while preparing you for lifelong career success.

Access to competitive internships, student-faculty research projects, and dedicated career counseling beginning your freshman year means that over 98% of our students secure employment or enter graduate school within one year of graduation.

Simmons is located in the historic Fenway neighborhood of Boston, with easy access to public transportation, restaurants, shops, and nightlife.
Our beautiful, tree-lined campus is located less than five kilometers from the excitement of the Boston Harbor, across the street from some of the nation's top teaching and research hospitals, and in walking distance of world-renowned museums, restaurants, and theaters. Simmons provides a safe and quiet retreat in the middle of busy and thriving city.

Meet us Face to Face

We offer interviews and information sessions via Skype, allowing you to speak face-to-face with an admission counselor or current student. To request a Skype or phone interview simply reach out to Heather Zeman our International Admission Counselor.

Financial Aid

International students are eligible for our merit scholarship program. We offer scholarships ranging from $5,000-20,000 based on your admission application. International students are also eligible to apply for the Gilbert & Marcia Kotzen Scholarship. Simmons College does not offer need-based financial aid to international students


We know that applying to university as an international student can be overwhelming at times. We strive to help you through the process step-by step. Our international admission counselor, Heather Zeman, will work closely with you to help complete your application.

An I-20 will be provided to students who submit their enrollment deposit to confirm their attendance at Simmons College after they are awarded admission.


Support for International Students

Simmons college is committed to providing the best university experience for all of its students, but we provide extra support for international students who may be adjusting to a new culture, educational system, and city.

Once at Simmons, our International Student Advisor assists with visa issues, employment, and connects international students to the College community through a specialized orientation, a welcome reception, and exciting trips and events throughout the year.