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
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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

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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.

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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.

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The student research group, CyberBits, provides undergraduate students with cybersecurity research opportunities, industry experiences, and specific exposure to different agencies actively involved in global cybersecurity concerns.

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Dr. Gary Bailey, Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Social Justice at the College of Social Science, Policy, and Practice, Professor of Practice of Social Work, and Director of the Urban Leadership Program, was named co-chair of the new President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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.

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Our future

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