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Simmons, founded in 1899, is a private, multipurpose college for women. Its 12-acre campus, located in Boston, includes nine Georgian-style dormitories.

Website: www.simmons.edu/

Private
1,777
Undergraduate
Students
(99.7%) 1,771 Women
(0.3%) 6 Men
4,858
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 2,933 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.86
SAT Math
568 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
582 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$63,670
Tuition and Fees
$43,330
Room and Board
$15,660
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$36,295
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$37,935
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
231
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Boston Population
625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.4% Asian
6.9% Black/African-American
8.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.3% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
5.1% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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