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Simmons UniversityBoston, MA
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Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), four-years
Master's College and University (larger programs)
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$43,062Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$57,592
cheaper$21,546Graduate Tuitionexpensive$26,095
More$28,630Average Financial Aid AmountLess$28,535
Admission
Lower1,250 SAT
29 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,490 SAT
34 ACT
Easier83.53%Acceptance RateTighter18.38%
Lower13.72%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Favorable32.57%
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Enrollment
Smaller6,263Total EnrollmentLarger22,905
Smaller1,736Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger15,156
Smaller4,527Graduate Student PopulationLarger7,749
Larger6,132Online Student PopulationSmaller663
Completion & Outcomes
Lower71%Graduate RateHigher91%
Higher11%Transfer-out RateLower4%
Lower84%Retention RateHigher97%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 1,098)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 9,517)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $7,940)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty9 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty14 to 1
872Number of faculties1,885
Lower$72,848Average Faculty SalaryHigher$124,899
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.