Applying to Simmons University

Located in the heart of Boston, Simmons University is a private university, home to a respected women’s-centered undergraduate program. At Simmons, we help you find your passion and prepare you for what we like to call life’s work. Learn more below about applying to Simmons University! Do you have questions about Simmons? Reach out to an Admission Counselor today!

Get started on your journey by applying to Simmons University

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Simmons University’s mission is to provide transformative learning that links passion with lifelong purpose. For more than 100 years, Simmons has put the needs of its students first. Through an education that combines intellectual leadership with professional preparation, Simmons helps students lead meaningful lives and build successful careers for the 21st century.

Simmons offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60 minors, including five 3+1 year accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs, and nine 4+1 accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs. More than half of Simmons undergraduates major in health or sciences fields such as nursing, biology, physical therapy, or chemistry and physics.

Contact Information

Having trouble deciding what to do? Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission. We'll be glad to help you out.

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Meet your Admission Counselor

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our Admission Counselors with any questions you might have about Simmons or the admission process. We are happy to help!

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Transfer applicant

Each year, more than 50 students transfer to Simmons, attracted by our highly respected academic programs and welcoming community.

Over 24 and second bachelors applicant

Designed for applicants 24 years or older or for students pursuing a second bachelors, the Dorothea Lynde Dix Scholars program provides unique services and support for adult women.

Online adult or transfer applicant

You can become a Simmons student from anywhere in the country. Join us as a transfer or a returning adult learner in our fully online undergraduate programs.

Non-degree applicant

If you're unsure about enrolling in a program, or just want to advance your educational experience, non-degree study at Simmons is the best option for you. 

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The rumors are true - once students step on campus, they realize Simmons is the perfect fit for them. Don't believe us? Come for a visit!

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Financing your Education

When choosing a college, you should not only consider the cost, but also the expected return on your investment. At Simmons, 100% of first-year students receive financial assistance.

Financial Aid

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