Simmons University
#1163 Overall Influence#754 Desirability Rank

Simmons University

Private women-focused university in Boston, Massachusetts

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Simmons University is a private women focused undergraduate university and private co-educational graduate school in Boston, Massachusetts. It was established in 1899.History Simmons was founded in 1899 with a bequest by John Simmons, a wealthy clothing manufacturer in Boston. Simmons founded the college based on the belief that women ought to live independently by offering a liberal arts education for undergraduate women to integrate into professional work experience. Simmons is a member of the Colleges of the Fenway consortium, which also includes Emmanuel College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Simmons absorbed Garland Junior College in 1976. Wheelock College, a former member, merged with Boston University to become the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,905

Acceptance

83%

Graduation Rate

73%

Median SAT Score

1200

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$40,850

Fees (in-state)

$1,220

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$22,999
30K-48K$25,818
48K-75K$26,214
75K-110K$31,331
110K+$35,306

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$58,400

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

300 The Fenway, Boston MA 02115-5898

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100k

Violent Crime

7 per 100k

What is Simmons University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#728 World Rank
Literature
#417 World Rank
Communications
#881 World Rank
Medical
#80 World Rank
Social Work
#2681 World Rank
Education
#1676 World Rank
Biology
#203 World Rank
Nursing
#1410 World Rank
History
#1556 World Rank
Mathematics
#1360 World Rank
Psychology
#2779 World Rank
Computer Science
#3455 World Rank
Chemistry
#3498 World Rank
Physics
#1944 World Rank
Sociology
#3934 World Rank
Philosophy
#9679 World Rank
Political Science
#6288 World Rank
Economics

Influential People

Who are Simmons University's Most influential alumni?

Simmons University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Communications, and Medical. Simmons University’s most academically influential people include Louise Allison Cort, Wolfgang Martin Freitag, and Vera Lampert.

Louise Allison Cort

Art historian and curator

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Wolfgang Martin Freitag

German-American art historian

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Vera Lampert

Music historian, music librarian

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Wendy Tripician

American rower

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Beatrice Corliss

Politician in Massachusetts, US

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Douglas W. Petersen

Politician in Massachusetts, US

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Leticia Navarro

Mexican politician

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John C. Tyson

African-American librarian

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Hazel Hutchins Wilson

American writer

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Hannah M. McCarthy

American college administrator and businessperson

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Robert Gibbons

American writer

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Deborah Blumer

American politician

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