Simmons College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Boston, MA, Simmons College is one of the best universities in the state of Massachusetts. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Simmons College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Simmons College.

300 The Fenway Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (800) 345-8468
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Rankings: Simmons College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 13
Score: 69
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.0
Graduation and retention ranking: 12
Average freshman retention rate: 83.8%
6-year graduation rate: 75.5%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 44
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 66.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 5.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 69.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 23
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1010-1190
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 20%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 55%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 54.5%
Financial resources rank: 1
Alumni giving rank: 13
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 23.1%

Simmons College History

Essential Facts: Simmons College

  • Simmons College was established in 1899 as a private women’s college.
  • Simmons University’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 125.
  • Simmons University has been accredited by the Commission since 1929 and was last reviewed in 2010, as the accreditations occur every 10 years.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 55%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 1%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook