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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.
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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.
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Campus & Community
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...
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.
Although 2020 was not the year we were expecting, it was still a year of transformation for Simmons. As we prepare for 2021, we're taking a look at our biggest moments and stories from 2020.
On November 19, President Wooten virtually met with parents to discuss what makes the Simmons student experience unique.
The Passionate Leaders Project supports undergraduate students seeking to enrich their academic and professional interests by funding learning opportunities beyond the boundaries of the traditional classroom.
Michele Norris moderated a conversation with Ava DuVernay, filmmaker and founder of ARRAY, and Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
In 2016, Research & Instruction Librarian Stacy Collins ’16MS, ’16MA created the Anti-Oppression LibGuide to educate and support the Simmons community. Today, this guide is cited in books, articles, and online. We spoke with Collins about why this guide is considered an essential resource.
With the election behind us, President Wooten shares her thoughts on how we can begin to heal and unite our community, and create positive change.
Simmons University encompasses the many benefits of a small university in the nation's best "college town."
Working closely with faculty experts, our students put theory into practice through on-site and off-site research and internships.
You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.
Simmons University is consistently named among the best colleges and universities in the nation.
Our programs are rooted in academic inquiry and innovative application. You'll be challenged to see more broadly and think more deeply.
Innovating and adapting to the needs of the modern world is key to our history, and our future.