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.

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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! 

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Reserve your place

Decided that Simmons is the place for you?

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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Attend Accepted Students Day

On Accepted Students Day, discover what being a Simmons student is like and hear from members of our community.

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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.

Learn More

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

100%

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!)

91%

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.

97%

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

Oliver Fontaine ’24

Accounting Major Oliver Fontaine ’24 Lands Job Offer at a “Big 4” Firm

Following their spring graduation, Oliver Fontaine ’24 will start an assurance staff position at the Hartford office of Ernst & Young. They spoke with us about landing a job at a “Big 4” firm before graduating, the joys of being a Campus Ambassador, and the power of networking.


Felipa Canchola ’24, Lisa deRosier ’24, and Rashida Alisa Hagakore ’24

Simmons Students Support Local Women Experiencing Homelessness

This fall, Simmons students from the Social Action Leaders course are channeling their academic studies into advocacy. We spoke with students Felipa Canchola ’24, Lisa deRosier ’24, and Rashida Alisa Hagakore ’24 about their passion for experiential service learning and their conception of good leadership.


A side-by-side image of the 2023 Bonner Community Leaders: Megan Burgess ’27, Maya Kansky ’27, and Kathleen Dunn ’27

Simmons Welcomes 2023 Bonner Community Leaders

The Bonner Community Leaders Program at Simmons University is a unique opportunity for students who want to combine a strong commitment to service with personal growth, teamwork, leadership development, and scholarship. This fall, Simmons announced a new cohort of 11 Bonner Leaders. We spoke with three of them.


A photo composite of the nine students in the Passionate Leaders Project 2023 cohort

Simmons Announces Passionate Leaders Project Scholars for Fall 2023

The Passionate Leaders Project supports Simmons undergraduates by enriching their academic & professional interests beyond the classroom. Students may request up to $4,000 to support their research, internships, and creative endeavors. This semester’s students produced research related to human rights, documentary film, healthcare access, therapeutic care databases, the neurodevelopment of fruit flies, Muslims’ experiences with healthcare in Boston, and software that supports Simmons’ food pantry.


Gia Lebrun ’24

Gia Lebrun ’24 Shares her Perspective as a First-Generation Student at Simmons

We asked first-generation student Gia Lebrun ’24 about her perspective on the college experience and what advice she would give to prospective first-generation students.


National Period Day 2019 in Boston from the Massachusetts Menstrual Equity Coalition website

Researcher-Activist Katarina Sousa ’24 Promotes Menstrual Equity in Massachusetts

Menstrual equity is an under-discussed and under-researched topic within academia, politics, and the general populace. Katarina Sousa ’24 is breaking the silence with her groundbreaking research and activism in Massachusetts.


Asiyah Herrera ’25

Ifill Scholar Asiyah Herrera ’25 Shares her Passion for Supporting Those in Need

“To me the Ifill scholarship is just that: the inception of an amazing legacy and the prospect of a radical future.” — Asiyah Herrera '25


Carla Bamaca ’24

Ifill Scholar Carla Bamaca ’24 on the Impact of Visual Storytelling

Ifill Scholar Carla Bamaca shares her passion for filmmaking and storytelling to inspire change.