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
Housing & Dining
From our nine residence halls to our athletic facilities to our variety of dining halls and cafes, you'll feel right at home.
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!
Athletics and fitness
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
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 uncertainties...
Faculty and students at Simmons have joined to create the Mary Eliza Project, transcribing voter registers to create a searchable database of the more than 50,000 women who registered to vote in Boston in the months following the Nineteenth Amendment...
On the afternoon of February 11, the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities hosted its fourth Ifill Forum. This event honors the legacy of pioneering journalist Gwen Ifill '77, '93HD by bringing together "important national voices for a...
There is so much to do and see in the city of Boston — much of it not far from the Simmons campus. Here are some of our favorite stops in different Boston neighborhoods; grab a few friends, your T...
We are delighted to welcome the Class of 2026 to the Simmons community! Take a look at these facts about our newest class.
Congratulations to the Class of 2022! On Friday, May 20, 2022, Simmons University celebrated the 117th Commencement Ceremony at the Leader Bank Pavilion in Boston's Seaport District. The many accomplishments of the Class of 2022 were celebrated at the annual...
What does the REEF Support Center offer? I joined The REEF Support Center as Director when it opened in October 2021. It’s our mission to make foundational services and supports more accessible atSimmons, which includes services on campus and those...
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!)