Welcome! Your journey at Simmons University starts now

Welcome! Your journey at Simmons University starts now. We're so thrilled that you've been accepted to Simmons and can't wait for you to join our community. For Fall 2024 admitted first-year students, the May 1 deposit deadline has been extended to May 15 to give you more time with your decisions.

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Congratulations and Welcome to Simmons!

We are thrilled that you are considering what we believe to be not only an exceptional institution, but a transformational one as well. At Simmons, you’ll grow and flourish, find your voice, and build the skills to be a bold leader.

Each year we have the opportunity to welcome a remarkable group of students into our diverse community with 47 countries represented, 48 states represented, and over 70+ clubs and organizations.

Get ready to take in the city lights, explore your interests, engage in real-world experiences, and meet life-changing people!

Already committed to Simmons? Check out your next steps here.

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Reserve your place

The deposit deadline for first-year students for Fall 2024 has been extended to May 15.

Submit your deposit

Next Steps for Fall 2024 Students

Take a few minutes to review what the next steps are for becoming a Simmons Shark!

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Commit to Simmons

Submit your deposit!

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Explore our community

We've designed many in person and virtual events to help you engage with our community. You'll get an overview of Simmons University, hear from current students, and get answers to all of your questions.

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Connect with future classmates

Meet your classmates and have questions answered through our Class of 2028 Facebook group.

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Connect with Simmons Admission

Share and celebrate your admission by tagging us on our Instagram account @simmonsadmission. Follow along for additional information from life as a student in Boston to stories from our students!

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Take a virtual tour

Take a tour around campus.

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Chat with a Current Student

Do you have specific questions about the Simmons experience that you feel only a current student can answer? Our Sharks would love to chat about campus and academic life!

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Parent Resources

Congratulations on your student’s acceptance to Simmons University! Take a look at upcoming parent events.

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Admitted Students

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Majors & minors

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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Residential Campus

Take a virtual tour of our gated residence campus. 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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Boston: The best college town

What's great about Boston? Just about everything! Art, music, history, amazing cultural institutions, the nightlife, Newbury Street — and more than 300,000 other college students.

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Why a women's undergraduate experience

There is ample evidence that women’s undergraduate programs actually prepare women to succeed better than co-ed colleges. 

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Traditions at Simmons

We celebrate Simmons as a campus community all year round!

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Clubs and organizations

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

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Additional Resources

We have a variety of services and support for students available at Simmons. 

Simmons By the Numbers


of students complete internships, clinical placements, independent research, or field work.

With Boston as our backyard, our students have easy access to learning opportunities in the city (and beyond!)


of Simmons grads are 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.


of Simmons grads are employed in a field related to their major or program.

Our curriculum is totally customizable and interdisciplinary, giving you the edge you need to find the perfect job after graduation.

Meet our Woman on Campus

"I really believe that Simmons provides the resources and support necessary to make your college experience unique to your needs and dreams." Meet our Our Woman on Campus, Saloni Kumar ‘23. Through video and blogging, Saloni gives us a closer view of the undergraduate culture of Simmons!

Read Saloni's Blog

Hear from students

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Incoming Simmons Undergrad Selected for Journalism Initiative

Incoming Simmons student Tristan Ortiz ’28 was accepted into the Youth Arts Journalism Initiative Class of 2024, a project sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, Connecticut.

Caroline Aspinwall ’25 standing outside of Boston Children's Hospital

Exercise Science Student Interns at Boston Children's Hospital

Caroline Aspinwall ’24, majoring in Health and Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology, shares details about her internship experience at Boston Children’s Hospital.

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STEM Student Receives Research Scholarship from American Chemical Society

Biochemistry major and Literature and Writing minor Reagan Cleversey ’26 received the competitive James Flack Norris / Theodore William Richards Summer Research Scholarship from the American Chemical Society. She spoke with us about her passion for medicinal chemistry and the importance of mentorship.

Nanette and Raneem

Accelerated Degree Student Presents Poster on ChatGPT at Technical Symposium

Raneem Emad Amer Mousa ’25 is pursuing the Dual-Degree in Engineering Simmons offers in collaboration with Columbia University. Her research project, “Is ChatGPT the Academic Catalyst We’ve All Been Waiting For?” was accepted for inclusion in the SIGCSE Technical Symposium 2024.

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From Boston to New York: Simmons 3+2 Engineering Student Accepted to Columbia University

Sophia Moore ’24 is one of the first Simmons students to complete the initial portion of the accelerated 3+2 Engineering program. Having obtained her first bachelor’s degree from Simmons, this fall she will relocate to the New York metropolitan area to pursue her second bachelor’s degree at Columbia University.

Annabelle Hannah ’25 seated by a waterfall

Chemistry/Physics Student Accepted into Research Experience at UPenn

Annabelle Hannah ’25, a double-major in Chemistry and Physics, was accepted into the 2024 summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). The 10-week program is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).

Misty Neader ’25MWS and Devin Ryan ’21

A Mother Follows Her Child’s Footsteps to a Simmons Education

During high school, Devin Ryan ’21 toured Simmons, where they later majored in Biology. Meanwhile, someone close to Ryan was also inspired by that campus tour: their mother, Misty Neader ’25MSW.

Gracyn Delaune ’24 poses with the coastline of Ireland in the background

A Multidisciplinary Education: Irish Immersion, State House Internship, and Reproductive Health Research

Sociology major Gracyn Delaune ’24 reflects on her time abroad, impactful internships and research opportunities, her favorite professors and what it is like to attend school in Boston.