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Colleges / Simmons University

Simmons University

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

About Simmons University

Simmons University is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Simmons University was founded in 1899. The university enrolls around 5,705 students a year, including 1,789 undergrad students.

Simmons University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Simmons University. The acceptance rate at Simmons University is 76%. Out of 4,001 applications received in 2022, 3,059 students were offered admission.

Simmons University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 9%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%

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Simmons University is located Boston.

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College Info

300 The Fenway Boston, MA 2115

Campus Setting: Urban

Simmons University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Simmons University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Simmons University is Apr 1.

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Simmons University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1190 - 1350


Math SAT Range

590 - 690


Reading SAT Range

610 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1350 and Above


1190 to 1350


1190 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Simmons University students is 1279. Applicants with SAT scores of 1350 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Simmons University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1190 to 1350 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1190 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Simmons University.

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