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The Undergraduate Experience


Student-to-faculty ratio

Our average undergraduate class has 15 students. Here you'll learn from faculty members who are leaders in their fields and mentors in the classroom.

The Simmons Difference

“The leadership opportunities at Simmons provide students with the tools to approach problem-solving through a lens of equity and inclusivity. Professors at Simmons set expectations high but give students the support they need to exceed them.”

Sara Mitchell ’22

Economics and Sociology Major

Why Simmons?
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Get to Know Us

At Simmons you’ll find a group of like-minded people committed to community, social justice, and making the world work better.

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Explore our Campus in Boston

Learning at Simmons doesn’t stop once you leave the classroom, it continues as you travel through the city. Attending school in the heart of Boston gives you access to the latest ideas, trends, and technology.

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Take the Next Step

We can’t wait for you to join the Simmons University community! Our Undergraduate Admission team is here to help you every step along the way.

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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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Find Your Program

At Simmons, our curriculum is customizable and interdisciplinary, giving you the opportunity to explore new subjects in ways you never thought of before. Our undergraduate programs are designed to educate and inspire — while preparing you for a rewarding future.

Explore Programs Designed for You

Accelerated Programs

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

Honors program

Join a community of scholars where professors bring their own research and community engagement into the classroom to create intellectual settings that challenge Honors students to push themselves beyond what they thought possible. The Honors program is for motivated students of any and all majors.

CompleteDegree: Our Online Undergraduate Program for Adult Learners

With in-demand programs in areas such as business and management, communications, computer science, marketing, public health, psychology and social work, our online undergraduate programs are designed to educate and inspire — while preparing you for a rewarding future.

Academic Experience

Studying at Simmons means you’ll work closely with dedicated faculty and engage with the Boston community, all while applying your unique combination of passions and skills to help make the world work better.

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Simmons Impact

“The faculty at Simmons have been incredible, displaying kindness and a genuine desire to see their students succeed academically while also caring for their overall well-being. Choosing Simmons was undoubtedly the best decision I could have made for my college education.”

Eva Piernas ’23

Meet our faculty

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Simmons Impact

“I adored all of my PLAN courses for vastly different reasons.
As a student from outside of New England, I knew very little about Boston’s history before
moving here. My Boston course allowed me to engage with the city in a very real way.”

Emma Harrison ’22

Biochemistry Major

Make Your PLAN

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Simmons Impact

“Simmons has fostered an environment that challenges students to engage in the world around us and encourages us to make it better, not just upon graduation, but as we’re learning along the way, and I wanted to be a part of that community.”

Kylie Collins ’22, ’23MPP

Meet Kylie

Colleges of the Fenway

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 5 Boston-based member institutions. The Colleges of the Fenway also offer many different study abroad resources from short-term courses to a semester abroad or a service trip abroad.

Learn more about the Colleges of the Fenway

Affording a Simmons Education

We know that funding a college education can be challenging to many families, but we are here to help! We offer a variety of financial aid options — which, in combination, help you to meet your out-of-pocket cost.

Life at Simmons

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Get Involved

Simmons students are serious about keeping active and getting involved. With our wide variety of student groups on campus, there's something for everyone.

Explore Clubs and Organizations

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Living and Dining on Campus

Life in the heart of Boston is energetic and bustling, but on the Simmons campus you'll find friendly faces, a welcoming atmosphere, and lots to do. From our nine residence halls to our state-of-the-art athletic facilities to our variety of dining halls and cafes, you'll feel right at home.

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Athletics and Recreation

We know that our students thrive when they're healthy and active, which is why we offer a wide variety of health, recreation, and fitness programming.

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