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.
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.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
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, Maralee Mitchell ‘20 takes us around Simmons University giving a closer view of the undergraduate culture of Simmons!
Deciding where to go to college is probably one of the more important decisions you'll ever make. The best way to tell if Simmons is right for you is to spend some time there, meet other students, attend a class, and walk through the campus.
So you know that Simmons is a great place to be, you've learned about our programs, maybe even come for a visit...now you're ready to apply!
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.
You'll find everything you need on campus — from medical resources to keep you healthy to technical support to keep your computer running.
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
We're so excited to welcome the Class of 2023 to campus! Before our new Sharks officially begin their Simmons journey, take a look at these facts about the incoming class.
Math and computer science students present at the 2019 Undergraduate Symposium! Mathematics and computer science students had an impressive showing at the Simmons Undergraduate Symposium on April 23. In addition to poster presentations, a student project was chosen for a...
Grants from the Alumnae/i Association Executive Board fund new experiences for Simmons students. Creating a Climate Camp and getting students into the gym for Club Gymnastics are just two of the ways grants from the Alumnae/i Association are supporting new...
Seniors present their Capstone research projects. On April 23, seniors in the School of Business presented their Capstone research projects to faculty, friends and fellow students. Professors Indra Guertler, Špela Trefalt, Susan Sampson, and Charlene Spiceland guided...
Take a look at all the excitement from the Conference! The Simmons Leadership Conference was filled with inspiring messages and powerful leaders — we’re still buzzing with excitement! The day featured incredible speeches from Susan O'Malley, Katherine Switzer, Julia Gillard,...
Rick Berke and Mentor-in-Residence, Nancy Ancrum discussed Gwen Ifill's lasting legacy. “Conversations that matter.” That’s how Brian Norman, Dean of The Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities introduced the March 26 Ifill College community meeting. That was an...
We chatted with the Director about her role and how students can get involved in undergraduate research! Where did you go to college and what did you study? I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, majoring in...
The Simmons University Archives is pleased to announce that the Gwen Ifill Papers are open to researchers. Generously donated to the Simmons University Archives in 2017 by Gwen Ifill 's brother, Bert Ifill, the collection documents the career of Gwen...
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 first-year students live on campus
Life in the heart of Boston is energetic and bustling, but on the Simmons Campus you'll find friendly faces, a welcoming atmosphere, and lots to do.