First-Year Applicants

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

How to Apply

Applying to Simmons is free when you use one of the applications below!

The Common Application

Simmons is a member of the Common Application, allowing students to apply to multiple schools with just one application. 

Apply with the Common Application

The Coalition Application

Simmons is a member of the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success, a diverse group of more than 140 distinguished schools that are committed to making college a reality through free online college planning tools and resources. 

Apply with the Coalition Application

Simmons Online Application

Simmons also offers our institutional specific application.

Simmons Print Application

If you would like a PDF application that you can print and fill out by hand, please send us an email or call us contact us at 617-521-2051.

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