Can’t decide between a small, close-knit college or a bustling, big-city university? Good news — at Simmons, you can have both!
Consider it the best of both worlds
Located in the heart of Boston, Simmons provides you with all the benefits of a small college campus and the unparalleled opportunities of a large university.
You’ll experience our innovative curriculum, which allows you to customize your course of study. Whether you’re undecided about your major or have already found your dream career, you’ll find your passion and develop your unique leadership style.
At Simmons, the city is yours. You’ll find internships, clinicals, and jobs in many fields, including healthcare, education, technology, and business. Boston also offers endless social and cultural opportunities to explore, so take in the bright lights or chill on the quad -- it’s your move!
Why a Women’s Undergraduate Experience?
Did you know that 20% of of women in Congress graduated from women’s colleges? Learn more about the benefits of a women’s undergraduate program.Learn More
Traditions are part of what makes Simmons so special. Check out a few of the ways we celebrate our Simmons pride!Learn More
Boston: The Best College Town
You’ll join 300,000 other college students who call Boston home. Our 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.Learn More
Meet our Woman on Campus
Our Woman on Campus, Maralee Mitchell ‘20 takes us around Simmons University giving a closer view of the undergraduate culture of Simmons!Meet Maralee
Life at 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.
We look for students who care about the world around them, are intellectually curious, show potential for growth and leadership, and who will thrive at Simmons.
Our campus is located in the heart of the city surrounded by museums, parks, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and more. Take in the bright lights or chill on the quad — it’s your move!
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, a consortium of five neighboring schools.
Simmons offers a variety of dining options and meal plans for students. There are full-service dining halls and cafes on both the residence and the academic campuses, and students can choose from several full-service meal plans, point meal plans, or a la carte cash options.
Life in Boston is energetic and bustling, but on the Simmons Campus you'll find friendly faces, a welcoming atmosphere, and lots to do.
We offer a wide variety of health and fitness programming to ensure that our students are healthy and happy.
Simmons at a glance
91% of Simmons graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation
Our focus on leadership development ensures that you build the skills and confidence you need to pursue higher positions, negotiate your salary, and leverage your career potential.
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!)
of first-year students receive financial assistance
Our Student Financial Service Counselors are assigned to students and families from day one. They are devoted to helping you navigate the financial aid process throughout your education at Simmons.
Graduating seniors share their favorite memories from Simmons!
Dix Scholar, Sheena Pennie '23 tells us what inspired her to return to school for nursing and her advice for other adult learners. Why did you decide to attend Simmons? I decided on Simmons because it's a women's undergraduate education...
Sophie Flynn '20 discusses her internships and gives valuable advice for going after big opportunities. Can you tell us about your co-op at Biogen? What were your duties? At my previous full-time co-op with Biogen, I joined the Organization Effectiveness...
What made you choose your program at Simmons? I really loved all of the faculty I spoke with when I was touring, and how student-focused the programs are. Every faculty member I spoke with, or have worked with in my...
We caught up with Christina about her time at Simmons and how studying abroad changed her life. Why did you decide to come to Simmons? Initially, I just knew that I wanted to be in Boston. I met with Simmons...
Dix Scholar, Amy Worth ’19 on her learning experiences beyond the classroom. What does it mean to be a Dix Scholar? The Dorothea Lynde Dix Scholars Program is for women over the age of 24 or for women pursuing a...
We caught up with Ella about training for the Boston Marathon and how she learned to believe in herself. What made you want to study nursing? Growing up I had a lot of nurses in my family, including my mom,...
Simmons undergrads get early career experience with for-credit internships. On the ground experience is vital for success — to ensure this, School of Business students are required to engage in an internship, and given the perfect opportunity to do so....