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Simmons College

621 reviews
  1. Boston, MA
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B+
Simmons College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Address
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Simmons College Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Range
1070-1260
ACT Range
24-28
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$28,840/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,393/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,482/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,531/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,920/ year
  • $110k+
    $35,828/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.27 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.27 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,484Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Bored
    11%
  • Driven
    33%
  • Focused
    56%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.18 responses
Poll
0%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Accepting and encouraging of student ideas
    31%
  • Comfortable
    8%
  • Online program needs to be redone
    8%
  • Open minded
    31%
  • Small, Nurturing
    23%

After Simmons College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
55%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses

Reviews

621 reviews
  • Excellent
    120
  • Very Good
    227
  • Average
    197
  • Poor
    45
  • Terrible
    32
As a nursing student my academics are already mapped out. The professors are very knowledgeable and are willing to help us succeed. The nursing courses are challenging and are preparing me for my future.
  • College Junior
  • 27 days ago
Simmons is rated as one of the top nursing schools in the country. It's location and it's clinical opportunities are outstanding.
  • College Junior
  • 27 days ago
I like my classes and I feel I am learning a lot.
  • College Junior
  • 27 days ago