Applying as a First-Year Applicant to Simmons University

Applying to Simmons is easy and free using the applications below! Unsure of what to do next? Reach out to your Admission Counselor with questions!

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Applying to Simmons as a first-year student is free when you use one of the applications below!

Application Requirements

  • Highschool transcript
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Counselor recommendation
  • College essay
  • Test scores (SAT and ACT) are optional; TOEFL required if English is not your native language (codes can be submitted online or via email using SAT: 3761 ACT: 1892 TOEFL: 3761)

What we look for

The Simmons admission committee will review your application holistically to learn not only what you have accomplished, but also who you are, including your participation in leadership and co-curricular activities. We highly recommend interviewing with our admission team.

  • Students should have taken a challenging college preparatory curriculum including:
  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of Math (at least one year beyond Algebra 2)
  • 3 years of Social Science
  • 3 years of Foreign Language
  • 3 years of Science (4 years for those interested in nursing, nutrition, and physical therapy)
  • We accept AP, IB, and college credits

Application Deadlines

Application PlanApplication Deadline
Spring AdmissionNovember 1, 2021
Priority NursingNovember 1, 2021 (If you are using the Common App to apply, please select Priority Nursing under "Preferred Start Term")
Fall Early Action 1November 1, 2021
Fall Early Action 2December 1, 2021
Fall Regular DecisionFebruary 1, 2022
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