Simmons College: Review & Facts

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Simmons College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,665 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1899 and is one of the 32 schools and colleges located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
Fair
At Simmons College you can receive your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Simmons College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Library and Museum, Social Work, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Simmons College is high at 85% (above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
7 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Simmons College is good - 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Simmons College is very good: 7:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$37,500
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - around $36,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Simmons College not covered by tuition are about $1,100; this comes to a total of $37,500 a year.

Read the details about Simmons College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 4,575 applications were submitted and 2,634 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Simmons College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Simmons College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Simmons College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Simmons College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Simmons College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Simmons College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Simmons College Location and Maps



Post Address: Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898, USA
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