Our curriculum is totally customizable and interdisciplinary, giving you the opportunity to explore new subjects in ways you never thought of before. No matter what you study, the liberal arts and science provide a framework for you to grow as a leader.

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Linking your passion to lifelong purpose

Studying at Simmons means you’ll graduate with a diverse and well-rounded academic background. Many students mix and match majors and minors to create programs as unique as they are. This is a place to explore your interests with rigorous classes, thoughtful discussions, real-world experiences and life-changing people.

As the only women’s undergraduate program in Boston, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. You’ll develop your own unique leadership style in an environment where you define what leadership means to you, and what it will take to get you there.

100% of Simmons students complete internships, clinicals, fieldwork, or research projects. You’ll cultivate skills that employers are looking for — like critical thinking and creative problem-solving — in real world settings that boost your resume. 

Majors and Minors

Whether you’re undecided about your major or already have your dream career in mind, you’ll find your passion at Simmons.

Majors and Minors

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PLAN: The Simmons Core Curriculum

Simmons PLAN (Purpose Leadership ActioN) is a highly customizable, four-year academic pathway that is a key part of the Simmons undergraduate experience. The curriculum provides students with a highly-immersive experience and faculty mentorship each year to graduation.

About PLAN

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Honors Program

Designed for motivated students in all majors, this four-year academic program offers an enriched interdisciplinary curriculum. 

Honors Program

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Online Majors

Our fully online undergraduate programs are geared toward adult learners and transfer students.

Online Majors

Student Life

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Study abroad

Simmons offers a number of international experiences that align with your academic and geographic interests.

Undergraduate research & fellowships

There are many fellowship opportunities available for students at Simmons. Our faculty include students in their research projects and co-publish papers in academic journals with them.

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Our faculty

Our professors are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in the field. And when they say their door is open, they mean it!

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Colleges of the Fenway

Simmons is part of the Colleges of the Fenway, a collaborative of five neighboring Boston-based colleges and universities in the Fenway area. Courses are available at member institutions through cross-registration.

Undergraduate advising

Through collaborative relationships with advisors, we encourage students to explore their academic interests, skills and personal values.

Accessibility services

The Office of Accessibility Services is a strategy-based service that supports students in their academic endeavors both on the ground and online.


We offer tutors in many disciplines as well as specialists in study skills and time management.

Writing support

We foster academic excellence by providing writing support and resources that meet the needs of graduate and undergraduate students.

Know the Stats


Simmons Graduates Employed or in Grad School within Six 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.

Learn more about undergraduate career outcomes


Undergraduate 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.


Majors and Programs

Our undergraduate programs are designed to prepare you for a rewarding future. Our graduate programs will prepare you for your next move.

Find your program

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Simmons Library

The Library fully supports the educational needs of all members of the Simmons Community — students, faculty, staff, alumnae/i, and guests.