Simmons College

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Simmons College


Graduates

  • 95% have a job after 6 months
  • 97% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

Tuition

$26,702 / year

Room and Board

$10,710

Application deadline

March 1

Application fee

$35




Educational Resources

Libraries

Information Commons; College Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 245,156 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 26,595 current serial subscriptions.
  • 72,894 microforms.
  • 6,338 Audio/Visual items.
  • 35,206 e-books.

Museums & Art

Trustman Art Gallery, Pottruck Technology Resource Center

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Other

Campus Resources

  • 420 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 30 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 12 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 140 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,200 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 24% of housing units are Singles.
  • 56% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 20% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Culture Shock, Simmons Cup, Mr Simmons, Festival of Lights, Latino night of the Arts, Kwanzaa Dinner, ASA Hospitality Night, Vagina Monologues, Winter Wonderland, May Day, Simmons Soiree
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 50 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Academy(Simmons Honor Society)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Catholic Students Assoc, Campus Crusade for Christ, Mulit-Faith Coaliton
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Organization(BSO), Asian Student Association(ASA), Muslim Student Association, International Multicultural Student Association, Caribbean Students Assoc, Organizacion Latinoamericana
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Reads, Art & Music Liason, Feminist Union, Investments Club, The Alliance, Speech & Debate team, Theatrical Assoc, Simmons Community Outreach, Student Advisors for Mulitculturalsim, Student Gov. Assoc, InformHer, Student Alumnae Assoc, Student Athletes Council, Sidelines, Sirens, PRSSA, Outing Club, Microcosm, Dix Scholars Assoc, Commuter Student Org, Colleges of the Fenway Orchestra, Campus Activities Board, Arnold/Dix/Evans/Mesick/North/Simmons/Smith/South Hall Assoc, Bio & Premed/Chem/Comm/Econ/Educ/Engl/Hist/Mgmt/Math/Comp Sci/Nurs/Nutr/Phil/PT/Phys/Poli Sci/Psych/BPsych/Soci/Women's Studies Liason, Class Councils of 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, SLAP (Simmons Labor Action Project)
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Simmons Voice(weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston-Logan (4), Providence, RI (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Boston (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 19% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Northeastern University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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Candyce

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All girls school, but their management department is AMAZING!!! came out of college ready to enter the workforce unlike many of my friends going to the surrounding schools. posted Jan 25th, 2011 1:23 pm



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