Home to about 1,736 undergraduates in 2020, Simmons is a private university located in Boston, Massachusetts. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Simmons offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Simmons can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Simmons Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
Individuals with disabilities make up 15.0% of the student population at Simmons. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Simmons Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Simmons does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Simmons Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Simmons for Veterans Guide.
Simmons offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
There were 1,736 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,609 (92.7%). Part-time attendance was 127 (7.3%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Simmons is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Simmons #2724 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Simmons by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the Simmons Diversity Guide.
We wanted to tell you about student athletes at Simmons, but that information was not available.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Simmons University Athletics