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  • 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 Social Work, Pediatric Nursing, 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 36 responses
  • Driven
    47%
  • Down-to-earth
    11%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Intellectual
    19%
  • Organized
    6%
  • Fake
    3%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 35 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    9%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    34%
  • all of the above
    26%
  • It’s Simmons.
    11%
  • Worthless
    3%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
92%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 36 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 36 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 36 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 36 responses
  • $100K+
    11%
  • $75K-$100K
    22%
  • $50K-$75K
    36%
  • $25K-$50K
    19%
  • <$25K
    11%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 36 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    3%
  • $100K-$125K
    3%
  • $75K-$100K
    6%
  • $50-$75K
    6%
  • <$50K
    11%
  • Did not graduate yet
    72%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 36 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
$65,225
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,916
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$406,300
National
$229,800

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