Experience the Simmons Edge

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Real World Learning

All Simmons students gain real-world, career-related experience before graduating. You will complete an internship, participate in hands-on research, creative project, or a supervised practicum as part of your course of study. Our Passionate Leaders program, Symposium, and Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Simmons (SURPASs) offer additional opportunities to boost your academic and professional skills and work closely with our expert faculty.

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Integrated Career & Academic Advising

As an undergraduate student at Simmons, you’ll receive customized support along every step of your academic path, starting from first-year advising, through internships, research and creative projects, to finding a job after graduation or enrolling in a graduate program.

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Accelerated Graduate Education

Shorten your time to a graduate degree by taking one of our accelerated undergraduate to graduate programs. You’ll achieve an advanced degree in fewer years, resulting in less cost to you.

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Simmons has been recognized with the 2024 Carnegie Elective Classification for Leadership for Public Purpose

This designation recognizes our institutional commitment to the pursuit of leadership and the collective public good.

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The Simmons Education Experience

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Women’s-Centered Undergraduate Experience

Studying at Simmons will provide you with unique opportunities for leadership, scholarship, activism,and lifelong connections. Here, you’ll find the best of both worlds: a university with renowned professional and academic programs located in the heart of the dynamic city of Boston, and a tight-knit campus community with a small college feel.

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Co-Educational Graduate Experience

Our nationally recognized graduate programs offer an unmatched combination of theory and practice that will challenge you to see more broadly, think more deeply, and excel in your chosen field. You’ll graduate prepared for your next move whether you are coming straight from undergraduate study or making a change mid-career.

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Explore Online Opportunities

Designed to empower the next generation of leaders, our immersive digital campus brings the transformational Simmons education to you in a format that fits your lifestyle.

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In the Heart of Boston

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Boston, Massachusetts

As home to more than a quarter million college students, Boston is a center of higher education and a community of educators, administrators, and student service professionals unlike anywhere else in the world.

Experience Boston
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The Dana Farber Cancer Institute is one of many medical research facilities in the Longwood Medical Area


Easy Access to Internships and Clinical Rotations

Our campus is located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, within walking distance of the Longwood Medical Area, where you’ll find ample opportunities for internships and clinical rotations at renowned hospitals and medical research facilities. Simmons is also a short ride to Cambridge’s Kendall Square, an internationally recognized site of innovation that hosts 150 high-tech companies, including some of the most celebrated life science, technology, and pharmaceutical companies in the world.

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 Stormy, the Simmons mascot, paying a visit to Fenway Park


Culture and History Within Walking Distance

There are an endless number of things to do right around the corner from the Simmons campus, including several art museums, concert halls, restaurants, and historic Fenway Park. Many of these locations offer free admission to students.

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Broaden Your Network

There are approximately 300,000 college students in Boston. With so many young people in the area it's easy to meet friendly people — and make friends. Through the Colleges of the Fenway you can take courses, attend events, participate in intramural sports, join performing arts programs and clubs, and much more at any of the member institutions.

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