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International admission at Simmons University

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Important notice: Simmons University has temporary flexible application policies and plans for in-person teaching. Please see our dedicated FAQs for more information.

We can help you apply for an undergraduate degree at Simmons University, with the option of conditional admission if you need to improve your English.

Simmons University’s incredible location in Boston, the #1 student city in the USA (QS Best Student Cities 2019), offers you an inspiring place to study your degree. With small class sizes and a supportive women-centered undergraduate community, you’ll experience life on a welcoming campus while enjoying the attractions of a famous and historic city.

Join a network of 20,000 students

50+ majors and programs to choose from

enjoy a wide selection of degrees

Student-faculty ratio of 8:1

benefit from a supportive and intimate learning environment

Simmons Kaplan Women’s Leadership Scholarship

The Simmons Kaplan Women’s Leadership Scholarship is an exciting opportunity open to aspiring women leaders around the world.

High-achieving female international students applying through a Kaplan educational agent, or directly to Kaplan, are considered for a renewable undergraduate scholarship worth more than $80,000 over 4 years – or 50% of tuition costs. To apply for this scholarship, submit a complete application for admission, and a video (no longer than 3 minutes) or essay describing your interest in women’s leadership.

Entry requirements

To be considered for a place at Simmons University, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or equivalent in your previous studies. If you are applying to transfer from a university in another country, you will also need to provide a course-by-course evaluation from an approved external provider.

English proficiency requirements for Year 1 or transfer admission:

  • TOEFL / KiBT 89
  • IELTS 6.5
  • PTE 60
  • Duolingo DET 105
  • SAT EBRW 550
  • ACT English 21
  • Kaplan International Languages Advanced Level

Conditional admission can be offered for students with lower English levels. This is valid for one year. Within this time, you can choose to study at a Kaplan International Language school in Boston (or elsewhere in the US) or submit a qualifying English language score.

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Ivy from Kenya

Studying a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Simmons University
 

Simmons University is the home of leadership. I aspire to be a transformational leader in the future and make change in my community, so I feel that I am in the right place. I was nervous about moving so far away from home to study, but Simmons University welcomed me with open arms. The staff are kind, welcoming and always ready to help, and so are the students.

Reasons to study at Simmons University

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Wide variety of programs

At Simmons, you’ll not only have an incredible selection of majors and disciplines to choose from, but also a wide range of programs. Whether you are interested in studying a dual-degree in Engineering with Columbia University, an accelerated undergraduate and graduate degree, or taking part in the honors program, you’ll find a program that’s right for you.

Simmons Programs small

Wide variety of programs

At Simmons, you’ll not only have an incredible selection of majors and disciplines to choose from, but also a wide range of programs. Whether you are interested in studying a dual-degree in Engineering with Columbia University, an accelerated undergraduate and graduate degree, or taking part in the honors program, you’ll find a program that’s right for you.

Wide variety of programs

At Simmons, you’ll not only have an incredible selection of majors and disciplines to choose from, but also a wide range of programs. Whether you are interested in studying a dual-degree in Engineering with Columbia University, an accelerated undergraduate and graduate degree, or taking part in the honors program, you’ll find a program that’s right for you.

Simmons student support

Excellent support

When you apply to Simmons with Kaplan, you’ll receive expert support and advice from the moment you get in touch, making the application process easy and straightforward. As a Simmons student, you’ll benefit from the supportive student services on campus as well as a community that cares about you and your success.

Simmons student support

Excellent support

When you apply to Simmons with Kaplan, you’ll receive expert support and advice from the moment you get in touch, making the application process easy and straightforward. As a Simmons student, you’ll benefit from the supportive student services on campus as well as a community that cares about you and your success.

Excellent support

When you apply to Simmons with Kaplan, you’ll receive expert support and advice from the moment you get in touch, making the application process easy and straightforward. As a Simmons student, you’ll benefit from the supportive student services on campus as well as a community that cares about you and your success.

Simmons housing

Safe and convenient housing

Living on campus at Simmons is a great way to save money while enjoying a safe and secure place to call home during your studies. The residence campus is a short walk from the main academic campus, so you’ll be perfectly situated to get to classes easily and to feel like part of the Simmons student community.

Simmons housing

Safe and convenient housing

Living on campus at Simmons is a great way to save money while enjoying a safe and secure place to call home during your studies. The residence campus is a short walk from the main academic campus, so you’ll be perfectly situated to get to classes easily and to feel like part of the Simmons student community.

Safe and convenient housing

Living on campus at Simmons is a great way to save money while enjoying a safe and secure place to call home during your studies. The residence campus is a short walk from the main academic campus, so you’ll be perfectly situated to get to classes easily and to feel like part of the Simmons student community.

Simmons women led university

Inspirational women-led environment

Simmons University is the ideal place for you to become a leader. You’ll be inspired by the University’s tight-knit community and see first-hand what makes a women-centered education special. Simmons has even been named among the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts, ranking 19th on a list published by the Boston Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute.

Simmons women led university

Inspirational women-led environment

Simmons University is the ideal place for you to become a leader. You’ll be inspired by the University’s tight-knit community and see first-hand what makes a women-centered education special. Simmons has even been named among the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts, ranking 19th on a list published by the Boston Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute.

Inspirational women-led environment

Simmons University is the ideal place for you to become a leader. You’ll be inspired by the University’s tight-knit community and see first-hand what makes a women-centered education special. Simmons has even been named among the top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts, ranking 19th on a list published by the Boston Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute.

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