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Novel Coronavirus Information

Simmons University is closely following news and updates related to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Stay up-to-date on the latest developments and how Simmons University is responding.

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Lynn Perry Wooten

Simmons University Names Ninth President

Simmons University is thrilled to announce that Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten has been unanimously selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as our ninth president, effective July 1, 2020.

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Admission & Financial Aid

Discovering your life's work is a journey. Preparing for it starts at Simmons.

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Your Simmons

With today's dynamic community of more than 4,500 students, Simmons University continues to move forward. Our commitment can be seen in our facilities for teaching, learning, and living at Simmons.

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Simmons At a Glance

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Student to Faculty Ratio

You'll learn from faculty members who are leaders in their fields and mentors in the classroom.

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Majors and Programs

Our curriculum is totally customizable and interdisciplinary, giving you the opportunity to explore new subjects in ways you never thought of before.

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Boston: The Best College Town

Our location in Boston means endless internship, research, and career opportunities.

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About Simmons

Simmons University is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston. We offer the only undergraduate program for women in Boston and numerous graduate programs open to all.

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Simmons University’s response to the coronavirus pandemic prioritizes helping its students, including through the newly launched Fund, for which Simmons is working quickly to raise $150,000 in gifts from alumnae/i, faculty, staff, and friends by March 31.

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