If you are thinking about applying to Simmons University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is February 1 and the fee for the application is $55. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Simmons University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Simmons University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15. Simmons University accepts about 9% of early action applicants* and 83% all applicants for all deadlines.. Last year, Simmons University admitted 1,59 of the 1,669 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Simmons University is moderately difficult. Simmons University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Simmons University **accepted 83% of students, around 2,398 of the 2,905 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Simmons University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Simmons University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Simmons University must submit the following items. Double check with Simmons University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Simmons University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 49% submitted a class rank. At Simmons University 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Simmons University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23.11%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17.11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6.67%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.67%|
|Simmons University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Simmons University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 89% of Simmons University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Simmons University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Simmons University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Simmons University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Simmons University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Simmons University, you should strive to earn between 24 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Simmons University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Simmons University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Simmons University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is May 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Simmons University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Simmons University?
Students who are admitted to Simmons University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Simmons University accept transfer credits?
Simmons University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Simmons University accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Simmons University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Simmons University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Simmons University?
Simmons University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Simmons University's acceptance rate?
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What is the early action acceptance rate at Simmons University?
The early action acceptance rate at Simmons University was 9% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Simmons University? Simmons University is a somewhat selective institution. The Simmons University acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Simmons University is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Simmons University is May 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Simmons University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Simmons University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Simmons University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.69. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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