#1147 Overall Influence #754 Desirability Rank

Simmons University

Private women-focused university in Boston, Massachusetts

From Wikipedia

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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,905

Acceptance

83%

Graduation Rate

79%

Median SAT Score

1200

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$40,850

Fees (in-state)

$1,067

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

4K

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

#694 World Rank
Medical
#726 World Rank
Literature
#409 World Rank
Communications
#77 World Rank
Social Work
#1624 World Rank
Biology
#183 World Rank
Nursing
#2656 World Rank
Education
#1336 World Rank
History
#1227 World Rank
Mathematics
#1306 World Rank
Psychology
#2740 World Rank
Computer Science
#1363 World Rank
Sociology
#6025 World Rank
Political Science
#3252 World Rank
Chemistry
#3235 World Rank
Physics
#3658 World Rank
Philosophy
#4305 World Rank
Economics

Other areas of influence

#2570 World Rank
Business
#3031 World Rank
Anthropology
#4400 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#4485 World Rank
Law
#5272 World Rank
Engineering
#6907 World Rank
Religious Studies
#9600 World Rank
Earth Sciences

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 Social Work, Nursing, and Communications

Amanda N Carey

Researcher

Douglas W. Petersen

Politician in Massachusetts, US

Leticia Navarro

Mexican politician

John C. Tyson

African-American librarian

Beatrice Corliss

Politician in Massachusetts, US

Deborah Blumer

American politician

Lisa A Palmer

Medical school librarian

Alison Littell McHose

American politician

Robert Gibbons

American writer

Sara Stern-Katan

Israeli politician

Hazel Hutchins Wilson

American writer

Margo McDermed

Illinois politician