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 70 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.
Curious about life at Simmons University? We're happy to answer any questions you have!
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Our academic and residential campus are located in Boston's vibrant Fenway neighborhood.Our Campus
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.Get Involved
Undergraduate Online Program for Adult Learners
Discover an empowering, fully online undergraduate experience for adult learners and transfer students where you can connect to the energy and activity of our campus community, no matter where you are.Online Student Experience
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 Handbook, which serves as our guide to expectations of behaviors by our students and student organizations.
Campus & Community
In a letter to the community, President Lynn Perry Wooten reminds us of our responsibility to unequivocally condemn hate and violence, to ensure our community feels safe and respected, and to use our learning and leadership to build new pathways that further understanding.
Simmons undergraduates are invited to participate in an essay contest each year on Founder's Day. This year, contestants wrote about how their experience at Simmons realizes John Simmons' vision for educating what President Lynn Perry Wooten calls "everyday leaders" for their life's work. This year's winner was neuroscience major Sonia Vader '27.
In a letter to the community, President Lynn Perry Wooten expresses care and concern for those impacted by the ongoing tragedy.
On Wednesday, September 6, the Simmons community gathered on the academic campus for words of welcome from President Lynn Wooten. Watch the video.
This year’s Orientation Captains and Leaders exude a palpable enthusiasm as they help their fellow students transition into on-campus life. Two of the Leaders, Shayla Melanson and Margaret (“Maggie”) Wettergren, spoke with us about their role at orientation and their love for Simmons.
We are delighted to welcome new Sharks to the Simmons community!
On Friday, May 19, 2023, Simmons University celebrated the 118th Commencement Ceremony at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway. The many accomplishments of the Class of 2023 were celebrated at the annual undergraduate and graduate ceremonies. Simmons awarded 400 baccalaureate...
On March 14, 2023, the Simmons Leadership Conference , organized by the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership (the Institute), took place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. This year’s conference theme, "Renewal and Innovation," focused on navigating the...
Life at Simmons
clubs & organizations
We have over 70 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!)