#13 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Simmons University

Boston, Massachusetts

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Student Population
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Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online simmons.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Simmons University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,444 prospective students applied, and 2,401 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 396 enrolled in the school.  3,119 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,963 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $39,660 plus fees of $1,190. Simmons University is ranked 95 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Simmons University is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1130/1300
ACT 24/30
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Simmons University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,280
Other Fees$1,190
Room and Board $15,200
Budget for Other Expenses$2,550
Total One Year Cost$59,880

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$52,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Simmons University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 37%
Social Sciences 9%
Psychology 9%
Communication 9%
Business 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167783 IPEDS survey data for Simmons University.