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Simmons College

School Profile

  • Simmons CollegePrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College in Boston, MA
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Women only

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,060
First-year Undergraduate Students: 391
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,023
Graduate Students: 2,873

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of American Literature
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Arts Management
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biopsychology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Commercial/Advertising Art
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Comparative Literature
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of East Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Literature (British)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of ESL Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music History/Literature
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Policy Analysis
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Sales and Distribution
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $31,220
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $31,220

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 560
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 220
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 83
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 597
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 245
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 98


Member: NCAA
Team name: Sharks


  • Ranked #16 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #39 Healthcare Management
  • Ranked #10 Library and Information Studies
  • Ranked #7 Archives and Preservation
  • Ranked #8 Services for Children and Youth
  • Ranked #127 Nursing
  • Ranked #41 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #36 Social Work
  • Ranked #64 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #40 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115-5898
(617) 521-2051
(800) 345-8468
Fax: (617) 521-3190
Contact: Catherine Capolupo
Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 54%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 54%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 3,666
Female applicants 3,666
Male applicants 0
Applicants accepted 1,978
Female applicants accepted 1,978
Male applicants accepted 0
Freshman enrollment 380
Female freshman enrollment 380
Male freshman enrollment 0
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 95
Students accepting place on wait list 37
Students accepted from wait list 1

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.2
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.5

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 91%
SAT Critical Reading average score 553
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 500-600
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 542
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 500-590
SAT Writing average score 558
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 510-610
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 28%
Average ACT Composite score 24
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 21-27
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 22-28

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