|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||15%|
|Student to faculty ratio||7:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,082 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Simmons College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,362 applications and 2,139 students were granted admission. Simmons College is at the #62 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 85% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1080 to 1260|
|ACT||24 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Simmons College's tuition was $37,500 for all students regardless of residency (40% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Simmons College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,191 (which is 4.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Simmons College in 2016-2017, was 327, which is 69% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,382 (which is 8.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Simmons College has enrolled a total of 6,111 students (3,054 students full-time and 3,057 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,111 students, 107 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 9% men and 91% women and 1,781 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,330 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,728 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Black/African American: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Simmons College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||26%||659||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||18%||453||5|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||4%||94|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||1%||34|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||31|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Simmons College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Simmons College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,400. Last year, out of the total 736 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 692 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 728 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 655 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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