You’ll study and live in our small college environment while enjoying all the resources of a major academic hub. You’ll also have easy access to internship possibilities throughout the city (and beyond)!
Our residential campus in the heart of Boston
At Simmons, you’ll join 300,000 college students who call Boston home. Our tree lined campus is close to public transportation and a quick walk to Fenway Park, museums, theaters, restaurants, concert venues, and shopping districts, including lively Newbury Street. In your first semester, you’ll take a Boston Course that helps you engage with the city through an area of interest like art, politics, food, or news.
We have over 80 different clubs and organizations you can join to meet people with similar interests. Simmons is also a member of the Colleges of the Fenway (COF), a consortium of five neighboring schools. Being a member means our students have access to student organizations, study abroad opportunities, and social events like ski trips, carnivals, and block parties.
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Our academic and residential campus are located in Boston's vibrant Fenway neighborhood.Learn More
Clubs and Organizations
Simmons students are serious about keeping active and getting involved. With our wide variety of student groups on campus, there's something for everyone.Learn More
Student Support & Resources
You'll find everything you need on campus — from medical resources to keep you healthy to technical support to keep your computer running.Student support & resources
Can’t decide between a small, close-knit college or a bustling, big-city university? Good news — at Simmons, you can have both!
Our Woman on Campus, Saloni Kumar ‘23 takes us around Simmons University giving a closer view of the undergraduate culture of Simmons!
We offer a wide variety of health and fitness programming to ensure that our students are healthy and happy.
Orientation will help you begin your Simmons journey by guiding you through all the academic and student life opportunities you'll encounter during your time here.
Students who are interested in receiving accommodations at the University level must self-disclose and register with the Accessibility Services Office.
Simmons University is a community founded on the values of respect, integrity, inclusion, honesty, and trust. All students should familiarize themselves with the Student Code of Conduct, which serves as our guide to expectations of behaviors by our students and student organizations.
Campus & Community
Jada Wooten gives us the inside scoop on her mom, Lynn Perry Wooten.
Going back to school is overwhelming, no matter what the circumstance! Let this back-to-school checklist set you up for success as you embark on the next chapter in your Simmons journey.
President Wooten shares her thoughts on the state of higher education, the global pandemic, systemic racism, and more.
The webinar "Life After Simmons" discussed the challenges of job searching in the midst of a recession.
Four Massachusetts nonprofit human services agencies commission study by Simmons University and African Bridge Network.
In Fall 2019, a group of 11 Simmons undergraduate students began researching the lost West End. Supported by a “Humanities Research for the Public Good” grant from the Council of Independent Colleges, the students created a series of exhibits, including one for the West End Museum, one on Simmons’ campus, and a digital exhibit.
Moving a university from a real campus to a virtual one isn’t easy, but Simmons’ decade-plus of experience in online graduate education helped the University and its students ease the transition.
Congratulations to Anastasia Maher '20, Jessie Andrew '20, and Lindsay Berube '22!
Life at Simmons
clubs & organizations
We have over 80 different clubs and organizations you can join to meet people with similar interests. Simmons is also a member of the Colleges of the Fenway (COF), a consortium of five neighboring schools.
10 division III varsity sports
At Simmons, women athletes are the top — and only — priority in the varsity sports program. On the field or in the pool our Simmons Sharks are high achievers in athletics and in the classroom.
of Simmons students complete internships, clinicals, fieldwork or research projects
With Boston as our backyard, our students have easy access to learning opportunities in the city (and beyond!)