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Simmons Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is Simmons University? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Simmons. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Simmons Student Population

6,263 Total Students
1,609 Undergraduates
1,542 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Simmons University?

Simmons total enrollment is approximately 6,263 students. 1,609 are undergraduates and 1,542 are graduate students.

Simmons Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Simmons undergraduate population is made up of 100% women, and 0% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Simmons Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 925
Asian 198
Hispanic 189
Black or African American 116
International 86
Multi-Ethnic 68
Unknown 26
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Simmons Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 87% of full-time grad students are women, and 13% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Simmons Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 911
Unknown 292
Black or African American 125
Hispanic 111
Asian 51
Multi-Ethnic 35
International 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Simmons Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,533
Unknown 1,016
Hispanic 518
Black or African American 503
Asian 384
Multi-Ethnic 178
International 126
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Simmons University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 951
Black or African American 129
Asian 49
Multi-Ethnic 29
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Simmons.

Simmons Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 5,758 female students and 505 male students at Simmons.

Average Gender Ratio for Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Simmons is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  39.78 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Simmons faculty.

There are approximately 1,164 female teachers and 289 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

41.83% Out of State
1.32% Out of the Country

Simmons ranks 533 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

41.83% of Simmons students come from out of state, and 1.32% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  75 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 256
New Hampshire 36
Connecticut 31
Maine 27
New York 20

International Students at Simmons

Students from 33 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at Simmons.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
22.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  87.87 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Simmons, 22.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
25-29 1,561
35 and over 1,397
22-24 1,089
18-19 770
30-34 761
20-21 654
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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