Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Application requirements

  • Completed application
  • High School Transcript
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores (TOEFL required if English is not your first language)
    *Students applying for the 2021-22 academic year will not be required to submit standardized test scores due to the COVID-19 public health crisis
  • College Essay
  • College Transcript (if applicable)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (one teacher, one counselor)

Application deadlines

First-year students have two admission options:

  • Early Action I and II: This non-binding option allows students to submit their application and credentials early for priority scholarship and admission consideration. In order to be reviewed for Early Action consideration your application must be complete on the deadline date.
  • Regular Decision: Regular Decision applicants are reviewed for admission and scholarship as they become complete.  
Application PlanApplication DeadlineNotification Date
Early Action INovember 1Mid-December
Early Action IIDecember 1Mid to late January
Regular DecisionFebruary 1*Rolling from January-April

*We are currently still accepting applications for Fall 2021 on a space available basis.

Codes for Submitting Standardized Tests

SAT: 3761
ACT: 1892
TOEFL: 3761

All credentials may be submitted online or via email

If you choose to mail your credentials, please send to:

Simmons University
Office of Undergraduate Admission
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115