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

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

The Simmons academic campus

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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This afternoon Simmons is taking an important step forward as we seek to fortify our campus for the next century of scholars. Later today we are filing with the City of Boston our Institutional Master Plan Notification Form/Project Notification Form...

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The Fathers' Uplift founder joins the 2019 class in the hopes of inspiring a wave of civic innovation. The path to leadership for Simmons University School of Social Work alumnus Charles Clayton Daniels '12MSW is both exceptional and typical: after...

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Sophie Flynn '20 discusses her internships and gives valuable advice for going after big opportunities. Can you tell us about your co-op at Biogen? What were your duties? At my previous full-time co-op with Biogen, I joined the Organization Effectiveness...

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Tiffany Dufu, Hafsat Abiola–Costello, Amb. William Bellamy to highlight daylong celebration. Simmons University is proud to announce author, motivational speaker, and women’s leadership catalyst Tiffany Dufu; one of the world’s leading pro-democracy advocates Hafsat Abiola-Costello; and former U.S. diplomat and...

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Simmons is searching for outstanding candidates to fill three senior leadership roles to guide the University. Over the past decade, Simmons University has recovered from the Great Recession into a position of strength and innovation fueled by on-the-ground and online...

Cheyney McKnight standing in the Boston Common dressed as an enslaved woman.

We met with Cheyney to discuss her work as a living historian and her mission to change the narrative of slavery through authentic historical interpretations. At the edge of the Boston Common amidst the commotion of the Park Street T...

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