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Why Simmons

Can’t decide between a small, close-knit college or a bustling, big-city university? Good news — at Simmons, you can have both!

Why Simmons
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Life at Simmons

You’ll study and live in our small college environment while enjoying all the resources of a major academic hub.

Life at Simmons

Fast Facts

#4 Best Value

U.S.News & World Report ranked Simmons #4 for Best Value in the Regional Universities North category.

100%

of first-year students receive financial assistance

Our Student Financial Service Counselors are assigned to students and families from day one. They are devoted to helping you navigate the financial aid process throughout your education at Simmons.

Students at graduation

91% of Simmons graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation

Our focus on leadership development ensures that you build the skills and confidence you need to pursue higher positions, negotiate your salary, and leverage your career potential.

Meet our Woman on Campus

Our Woman on Campus, Maralee Mitchell ‘20 takes us around Simmons University giving a closer view of the undergraduate culture of Simmons!

Meet Maralee
The Sustainability Club members during their retreat.

Grants from the Alumnae/i Association Executive Board fund new experiences for Simmons students. Creating a Climate Camp and getting students into the gym for Club Gymnastics are just two of the ways grants from the Alumnae/i Association are supporting new...

Margarita Gonzalez '19, Makayla Beckford '19, Abby Willis '19, Abby Koss '19, Missy Maiewski '19

Seniors present their Capstone research projects. On April 23, seniors in the School of Business presented their Capstone research projects to faculty, friends and fellow students. Professors Indra Guertler, Špela Trefalt, Susan Sampson, and Charlene Spiceland guided...

Laverne Cox on stage at the Simmons Leadership Conference

Take a look at all the excitement from the Conference! The Simmons Leadership Conference was filled with inspiring messages and powerful leaders — we’re still buzzing with excitement! The day featured incredible speeches from Susan O'Malley, Katherine Switzer, Julia Gillard,...

Dean Brian Norman, Nancy Ancrum and Rick Berke.

Rick Berke and Mentor-in-Residence, Nancy Ancrum discussed Gwen Ifill's lasting legacy. “Conversations that matter.” That’s how Brian Norman, Dean of The Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities introduced the March 26 Ifill College community meeting. That was an...

Gwen Ifill

The Simmons University Archives is pleased to announce that the Gwen Ifill Papers are open to researchers. Generously donated to the Simmons University Archives in 2017 by Gwen Ifill 's brother, Bert Ifill, the collection documents the career of Gwen...

Headshot of Alicia LaPolla

We chatted with the Assistant Dean about her role, her advice for students, and what she loves to do around Boston! Where did you go to college and what did you study? I attended Boston College and studied psychology there....

In the Heart of Boston

At Simmons, the city is yours. You'll join 300,000 college students who call Boston home. Our campus is close to public transportation and a quick walk to Fenway Park, museums, theaters, restaurants, and concert venues.

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