Simmons College

Address:
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898
Phone:
617-521-2000
Website:
http://www.simmons.edu
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About Simmons College

Simmons College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,969
 Graduate3,034
 Total5,003
GenderFemale100%
 Male0%
Student Age% Under 2548%
 % 25 and Over50%
 % Age Unknown2%
Attendance Type% Full-time51%
 % Part-time49%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.6%
 % Black4.6%
 % Asian4.5%
 % Latino2.8%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown20.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,666
 % Admitted54%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled19%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT91%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800600 / 800
 SAT Writing510 / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English22 / 3628
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$32,230
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$32,230
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid94%
 % Undergraduates with Loans71%
 % Undergraduates with Grants92%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,280
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,470
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,470
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,140
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,140
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,140

Neighborhood Data for the Boston Area

Median Age30.8
Median Household Income$51,739
Total Population609,942
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3949.4%50.6%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.6%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino17.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,470
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,470
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,107
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50025.7%24.9%10.0%
 $500 to $7499.7%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.6%10.6%8.6%
 Over $100047.9%58.3%70.4%
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