We pledge to help you achieve a successful career, a meaningful life, and a powerful return on your educational investment.
The Simmons advantage
The Simmons advantage is more than an exceptional education — it’s an experience that will prepare you for your life’s work.
Our innovative graduate programs allow you to customize your courses of study. You’ll learn through small classes, case-based discussions, experiential learning, research opportunities and seminars. Our professors are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in the field. Accessible and dedicated, they’ll go the extra mile to help you succeed.
Our location in the heart of Boston offers all the benefits of a small college campus with the unparalleled opportunities of a large university. You’ll have direct access to career, research, and clinical opportunities at world-renowned institutions. Plus, our worldwide alumnae/i network is committed to empowering Simmons University graduates because they know what Simmons students are capable of.
Our graduate programs respond to the needs of an ever-changing world and prepare you for leadership in your field.Learn More
Simmons draws on Boston's cultural, historical, economic, scientific, and educational resources to offer an unparalleled student experience.Experience Boston
Colleges, Schools and Departments
Our colleges, schools and departments offer specialized resources to support and challenge you.Learn More
Simmons at a Glance
Our community is made up of a diverse group of graduate men and women.
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Simmons faculty members are leaders in their fields and mentors in the classroom.
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Our small class sizes will help you thrive and set you up for success.
At a glance
Whether you're coming straight from undergraduate study — or making a change mid-career — our programs will prepare you for your next move.
At Simmons, we work to support students pursuing an education through financing, financial education, and exceptional customer service.
You'll find everything you need on campus — from medical resources to keep you healthy to technical support to keep your computer running.
Come and see what the classroom experience is like and get to know our dynamic faculty members.
You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.
We facilitate and promote community-based learning and develop strategic partnerships to advance learning, promote civic engagement, and enhance community involvement in order to create a more just society.
We are committed to holding true to our founding principle of inclusion — embracing students from all backgrounds and all forms of human uniqueness to create an environment of true religious, cultural, racial, sexual orientation, gender expression and ability diversity.
Faculty & Research
Assistant Professor Colin Rhinesmith and School of Library Science students, Jo Dutilloy '20MS and Susan Kennedy '20MS presented their research at the 17th Community Informatics Research Network Conference in Prato, Italy.
Jennifer Putney '12PhD, Sara Keary, PhD, Nicholas Hebert ’16MSW, Lisa Krinsky '94MSW, and Rebekah Halmo ’17MSW received the Rose Dobrof Award for their paper entitled, “Fear Runs Deep: The Anticipated Needs of LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care.”
Professor and Dean Emerita Michele Cloonan’s book, The Monumental Challenge of Preservation: The Past in a Volatile World, received the University of Mary Washington Historic Preservation Book Prize for 2019.
The CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education annually awards a feminist scholar who has advanced feminist knowledge as it pertains to social work theory, research, practice, policy, and education. Congratulations to Dr. Johnnie Haliton-Mason!
Faculty of the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences presented at the 2019 Grace Hopper Celebration, known as "the world's largest gathering of women technologists."
Associate Professor Ellen Grabiner selected for a fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
Dr. Shelley K. White to receive Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award from APHA Simmons University proudly announced today that Shelley K. White, MPH, PhD, Master of Public Health Program Director and Associate Professor of Public Health and Sociology, has...
Assistant Professor Lauren Provost studies what we can do to protect ourselves online.