Simmons University is a non-profit and non-sectarian university with 1,809 undergraduate and 4,273 graduate students. Since 1899, this university has offered over 60 majors, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and online programs. The admission process is selective with the acceptance rate of 70% and an early acceptance rate of 81.7%.
The Simmons University admission process and requirements vary for each graduate program, select the program, and check the requirement before applying for it. Simmons University encourages early application because admission is given on a rolling basis. Those who apply before the deadline are given a discount of 30USD on the application fees.
|Application Portal||Online- Common Application Portal, Coalition Application, Simmons Online Application|
|Application Fees||55 USD|
|Average SAT score||1130-1300|
|Average ACT score||24-30|
|Mode of Payment||Online|
|Intake Sessions||Fall, Summer, and Spring|
|Work Experience||Not required|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, Grants, and Work for study|
The application deadline for domestic and international applicants is the same. Those who apply before the deadline are granted a discount worth 30USD on the application fee. Candidates can reach to the admission counselor for questions via email and stick to the deadlines.
International applicants can apply through the Common Application portal. The university assigns an admission counselor for the international applicants who assist them throughout the process. They can contact the counselor through Skype, phone calls, or email. Students can submit the transcripts either online or via email. The Simmons Admission Committee reviews the application and continues with the selection process. The interview part of the admission process is optional, it is recommended but not mandatory.
The application requirements are the same for international and domestic applicants except for some additional requirements.
Application Portal: The Common Application Portal
Application Fees: 55 USD
The standard English Proficiency test scores are required however, there is no specific score requirement.
Once the application is accepted the university sends an acceptance letter along with I-20 Form. Applicants must apply for an F-1 student visa on receiving the form and pay the SEVIS fees. Once the payment is done, it's time they must schedule their interview with the U.S. Embassy and bring along the following documents at the time of interview:
The undergraduate application is free if the candidate chooses to apply through one of the three online portals. The Simmons University Application offers institutional specific application. The university also accepts printed applications and candidates must print the form, fill it out, and email it to the university. The Simmons Admission Committee evaluates the application and recommends the interview with the admission team.
Where to Apply: The Common Application Portal, The Coalition Application, and the Simmons University Application
All the applicant must submit the following documents along with the application:
Simmons University offers programs for graduate degrees in areas of study which include History, Nursing, Library Science, Social Work, Public health, and so forth. From application fees to admission requisite all this information varies from program-to-program. Students must apply online through the Simmons University admission portal.
|Requirements||MA History||MS Library and Information Science||MSW Social work||MSN Nursing|
|Application Fee||35USD||65USD||45 USD||55 USD|
|Essay||Not required||Required||Not required||Required|
|Work Experience||Not required||Not required||Required||Not required|
|Recommendations||Two letters of recommendation||Three letters of recommendation||Three letters of recommendation||Three letters of recommendation|
|Admission Interview||Optional||Optional||Not required||Not required|
Simmons University offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs in more than 20 areas of study. Applications are accepted online however those who are applying for the master’s program can email a hard copy of the application to the admission selection commission. There are three application portal students can choose to fill up the application form. The application fees are the same for all undergraduate programs, while each graduate program has different non-refundable application fees. The Simmons University Admission committee reviews the application and grants admission based on that.