Your Simmons

With a dynamic community of more than 4,000 students, Simmons University is always moving forward. Our commitment to the success of our students guides our vision and reflects our core values.

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At Simmons, you’ll work, discover, and evolve

A Simmons education results in our graduates prepared not just to work, but to lead in their professional, civic and personal lives.

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Commitment to Inclusivity

We are committed to holding true to our founding principle of inclusion — embracing students from all backgrounds and all forms of human uniqueness to create an environment of true religious, cultural, racial, sexual orientation, gender expression and ability diversity.

Commitment to Inclusivity
The city of Boston

Experience Boston

Located in the heart of Boston, Simmons University encompasses the many benefits of a small university in the nation's best "college town."

Experience Boston
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Community Engagement

We facilitate and promote community-based learning and develop strategic partnerships to advance learning, promote civic engagement, and enhance community involvement in order to create a more just society.

Community Engagement

In the Heart of Boston

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Boston: America’s #1 college town

At Simmons, the city is yours. You’ll join over 300,000 college students who call Boston home.

80+

student 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.

100%

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!)

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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.

Support & Resources

Campus & Community

Headshots of 2021 Simmons Leadership Conference Keynote Speakers

The Simmons Leadership Conference was filled with inspiring messages and powerful leaders — we’re still buzzing with excitement! You can experience all the empowering moments from the conference with this roundup of inspirational quotes.

Photo of Ibram X. Kendi

Kendi’s bestselling book, "How to Be an Antiracist," was selected as the Spring 2021 Community Read and the event’s central topic. President Wooten and Kendi discussed several themes from his book, including defining racism, intersectionality, and identity.

Historic photo of Simmons University's Main College Building with text "Wishing you hope and joy."

Dear Friends, As 2020 draws to a close, I want to send warm holiday greetings to everyone, both near and far. I have been so appreciative of your kindness, generosity, and resiliency throughout this complicated year. I am particularly grateful...

Lynn Perry Wooten with her husband, son and daughter.

As we enter a holiday season that is unlike any other, President Wooten shares some of her holiday plans and favorites with the Simmons Community in order to spread hope and joy.

About Simmons

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About Simmons

Simmons University encompasses the many benefits of a small university in the nation's best "college town."

Research

Working closely with faculty experts, our students put theory into practice through on-site and off-site research and internships.

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Our faculty

You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.

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Awards and accolades

Simmons University is consistently named among the best colleges and universities in the nation.

Academic programs

Our programs are rooted in academic inquiry and innovative application. You'll be challenged to see more broadly and think more deeply.

The Simmons academic campus

Our future

Innovating and adapting to the needs of the modern world is key to our history, and our future.