Acceptance Rate 83 %
SAT Average 1,155
Tuition & Fees $41,917
Student Population 6,263
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $28,630

Academic Overview

Simmons University Campus, Boston, MA
Simmons University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $41,917 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,263 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% and the graduation rate is 79% last year.
The salary after graduation from Simmons University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Simmons University are $41,917. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $21,698 on average.
Simmons University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Simmons. The acceptance rate of Simmons is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20%. The average graduation rate is 79% and the transfer-out rate is 11%. The average received amount of financial aid is $28,630 and 95% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,263 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Simmons University is 83 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Simmons University is 79 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Simmons University is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Simmons University is 80 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Simmons University is 6,263
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Simmons University is 6 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
6 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $28,630 at Simmons University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Simmons offers 136 major programs through online and on-site education where 8 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree660
Master's Degree417
Post Master's Degree181
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship50
Doctor's degree - professional practice60

Special Learning Opportunities

Simmons University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,098)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Simmons University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges