A leadership-focused private university located in the heart of America’s higher education capital: Boston.
Why choose Simmons?
Located in Boston, the #1 student city in the USA
QS Best Student Cities 2023
50% renewable tuition scholarship opportunity
when you apply through Kaplan
9:1 student-faculty ratio
Benefit from a supportive and intimate learning environment
Located in Boston, one of the biggest cities on the East Coast. Simmons is deeply committed to empowering its students to become leaders and pioneers in their fields.
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Take a closer look at Simmons University
Here’s why our students love Simmons
A safe and welcoming campus that’s an oasis in central Boston. The comfort of a private college with the hustle and bustle of city life just beyond its gates.
Simmons is perfect for students who prefer a smaller, close-knit community.
Students at Simmons benefit from a 9:1 student-faculty ratio and professors who build supportive relationships with their students.
Top 3 reasons to choose Simmons
- 100% of Simmons students complete an internship, clinical placement, research project or independent study
- Boston’s diversity and welcoming culture toward international students
- Cross-registering for classes at four other Colleges of the Fenway at no extra cost
Let’s choose your route to a Simmons degree
There are a few ways for you to apply to join the thriving student community at Simmons. Learn more about your options below:
Life on campus
Benefit from a core curriculum that cultivates leadership skills and develops confidence.
Top 40 for learning experience
QS World University Rankings: USA 2021
#28 “Best Value” university in the USA
U.S. News & World Report 2024
Top 160 US university overall
U.S. News & World Report 2023
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- Simmons University brochure
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- Simmons University dual degree flyer
Any other questions?
Where is Simmons?
Simmons University is located near the Charles River in the Fenway area of central Boston. Boston is a major US city located on the north-east coast of the USA. The University is surrounded by other colleges and hospitals, and is within walking distance to the city’s iconic Fenway Park.
What’s it like studying at a women’s college?
While Simmons is women-centered at the undergraduate level, the University is part of the Colleges of the Fenway system, which includes four other mixed-gender colleges and a network of 20,000+ students. The classes you’ll take at Simmons provide a comfortable, welcoming environment for women; though, students can cross-register at other Colleges of the Fenway schools.
How is student life in the USA?
For generations, the USA has opened its doors to international students seeking higher education. Boston, in particular, is known for hosting 48,000 international students earning a college degree (Source: Boston Globe). Students living abroad in the USA can take advantage of the country’s size and diversity by traveling to different states and regions to explore, learn and create new memories!