Simmons University

Simmons University Ranking

country rank: 355
world rank: 983

University Overview

Simmons University ranking was established in 1899 and is a non-profit private higher education college based in the urban environment of Boston, Massachusetts (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Simmons University (SU) ranking is a women-only, medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. In a variety of fields of research, Simmons University (SU) provides courses and programs leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 121-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. SU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning tools, as well as administrative services to students.

Simmons University Ranking

University Identity

Name Simmons University
Acronym SU
Founded 1899

University Location

Address 300 The Fenway Boston 02115-5898 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (617) 521 2000
Fax +1 (617) 521 3190

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 300 The Fenway Boston 02115-5898 (617) 521 2051 800 345 8468

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Simmons University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 144,500 physical volumes, 3,881 physical media and 130 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Simmons University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,098 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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