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Colleges / Simmons University

Simmons University

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

Simmons University Student Life

Simmons University is on a 12-acre campus in the urban setting of Boston, Massachusetts.

Simmons University Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Simmons University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Simmons University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Simmons University has the Simmons College Dance Company. In fact, more students participate in the Simmons College Dance Company than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Simmons University include Student Government Association, Simmons Student Nursing Association, Sexuality Women and Gender (SWAG) and Class Councils.

Simmons University students' favorite campus events are Winter Wonderland, Spring Carnival and Soiree.

Does Simmons University Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Simmons University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 51%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,094
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 1,094
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 49%

Simmons University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Simmons University students live on campus. In 2022, 51% of undergrads at Simmons University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 49% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Simmons University. There are 1,094 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,748 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,094 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Simmons University offers coed housing.

Simmons University Athletics

Simmons University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Simmons University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Simmons University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Simmons University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Simmons University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Simmons University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Simmons University, take Interstate 90 to Boston, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.

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