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!

Apply with the Common Application

Information for International applicants can be found here.

Application Requirements

  • Highschool transcript
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Counselor recommendation
  • College essay
  • Applicants have the option to submit Standardized test scores: Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Assessment (ACT).
  • Applicants whose native language is not English should see the test requirements for English Proficiency Requirements.

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, 2024
Priority NursingNovember 1, 2024 (If you are using the Common App to apply, please select Early Action 1/Priority Nursing under preferred admission plan)
Fall Early Action 1November 1, 2024
Fall Early Action 2December 1, 2024
Fall Regular DecisionFebruary 1, 2025
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Undergraduate Admission Events

Health Science Preview Day

  • Aug 7, 2024
  • 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Undergraduate Open House

  • Oct 20, 2024
  • 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Undergraduate Open House

  • Nov 16, 2024
  • 9:00 am to 2:30 pm