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Simmons University

Check whether Simmons University is right for you as an international student.

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Boston, USA
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Study abroad at Simmons University

Simmons University (Simmons) is a fantastic private liberal arts university located in the American city of Boston, Massachusetts. It’s home to over 6,000 students and specializes in women-centered education.

This trailblazing University was established in 1899 and offers over 60 dynamic programs. As an international student at Simmons, you can study anything from statistics to women and gender studies - there’s a course for everyone.

The University’s gorgeous tree-lined campus boasts extensive facilities, including a roomy library, amazing dining halls, a plentiful bookstore, an outstanding counseling center, helpful career service, and brilliant tutoring support.

Simmons is home to several athletics teams, known as the Simmons University Sharks. Simmons’ gifted student-athletes represent the University in a number of sports, including tennis, volleyball, softball, field hockey, and swimming and diving.

Why study at Simmons?

  • Great student city

    Boston is a fantastic place with countless opportunities for students and graduates

  • Small classes

    Individual attention from professors thanks to a student-teacher ratio of 8:1

  • Global student population

    The University is home to an extremely cosmopolitan student body

  • Networking opportunities

    Build relationships and connections with over 50,000 alumni across the world

Life as an international student

Simmons’ wonderful campus possesses a wealth of cultural diversity. Students from all over the world descend upon Boston each year to study at Simmons. International students from over 46 countries are currently studying there.

Student accommodation is located in a safe and secure gated neighborhood, which is a short walk from campus. There are nine blocks with a variety of living options available, from cozy single rooms to spacious quadruple suites.

Staff at Simmons go above and beyond to help international students feel at home. The University’s excellent team will happily help you with any issues or questions you may have. Whether it's a visa query or homesickness, they’ll support you every step of the way.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - US$40,850 per year
  • Undergraduate tuition (Nursing programs) - US$44,760 per year

Undergraduate scholarships

Simmons-Kaplan Women’s Leadership Scholarship

  • Amount

    50% of tuition

  • Requirements

    Submit a complete application for admission, and a video (no longer than 3 minutes) or essay describing your interest in women’s leadership.


Simmons University

300 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, United States

The University is located near Boston’s lively city center region. Students at Simmons have super-easy access to Boston’s wonderful amenities thanks to brilliant transport public transport networks.

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Visa requirements for Simmons University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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