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Simmons University
  • Graduate School
  • BOSTON, MA

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Simmons is a private graduate school in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 4,273 graduate students. Of the 33 graduate programs offered at Simmons University, 6 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Simmons University are Pediatric Nursing, Social Work, and Library Science. 65% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
4,273
Part-Time Grad Students
2,785
Research Assistants
10
Teaching Assistants
63
Racial Diversity
  • White
    62.5%
  • Unknown
    12.8%
  • African American
    9.8%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • Asian
    3.9%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0.7%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Driven
    48%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Intellectual
    21%
  • Organized
    3%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 28 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    7%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    21%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    39%
  • all of the above
    25%
  • It’s Simmons.
    7%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
97%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 29 responses
Poll
97%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 29 responses
Poll
66%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 29 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 29 responses
  • $100K+
    14%
  • $75K-$100K
    24%
  • $50K-$75K
    28%
  • $25K-$50K
    24%
  • <$25K
    10%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 29 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    3%
  • $100K-$125K
    3%
  • $75K-$100K
    3%
  • $50-$75K
    7%
  • <$50K
    10%
  • Did not graduate yet
    72%
79%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 29 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$54,594
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,869
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$375,000
National
$217,500

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