Simmons University Graduate Schools

Simmons University (referred to as Simmons) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Simmons University is $21,546 in average. The school has 4,236 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,984 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Simmons University (referred to as Simmons) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1929 - Current).
Simmons Directory Information
School NameSimmons University (Simmons)
Address300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115-5898
Phone617-521-2000
Webhttps://www.simmons.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/admission-and-financial-aid/how-apply
Financial Infohttps://www.simmons.edu/admission-financial-aid/financial-aid-and-affordability
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Simmons University is $21,546 in average. The school has 4,236 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,984 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 126 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,546
Student Population4,236
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs126 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Simmons University is $21,546 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,188.
Simmons University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Simmons University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons University is $21,546. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.70% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$20,988$166
2018-2019$21,726$168
2019-2020$21,654$164
2020-2021$21,528$170
2021-2022$21,384$162
The graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,617 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Simmons University$21,546
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,568$27,569
Public$13,975$19,554
Private$29,617
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,442 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Simmons University. On-campus living costs are increased by 11.28% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,442. Off-campus living costs are increased by 11.28% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,800$2,550$14,800$2,550
2018-2019$15,200$2,550$15,200$2,550
2019-2020$15,200$2,550$15,200$2,550
2020-2021$14,022$2,550$14,022$2,550
2021-2022$15,892$2,550$15,892$2,550
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,188 at Simmons University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -0.67% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,166
2018-2019$1,207
2019-2020$1,203
2020-2021$1,196
2021-2022$1,188

Graduate Programs at Simmons

Simmons University offers 59 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,941 students have completed their study at Simmons University.
Offered Degrees at Simmons University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3711,773
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship5011
Doctor's degree - other7077
Post Master's Degree10080
Total5911,941
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Simmons University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Dietetics/Dietitian program with 34 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 571 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 40 completers.
Simmons University offers 59 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,941 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,773 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 77 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 80 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] 90 completers-
Education3-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching72$50,400
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs8-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs2-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
History Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 39 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies39-
English Language and Literature [+] 26 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Writing10-
Children's and Adolescent Literature16-
Library Science [+] 252 completers$43,400
Library and Information Science116$43,400
Children and Youth Library Services14-
Archives/Archival Administration122-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Nutrition Sciences0-
Psychology [+] 195 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis195-
Human Services [+] 555 completers-
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Work551$48,100
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Political Science and Government0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 553 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Public Health13-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse42$95,000
Nursing Administration2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing490-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business Administration and Management32$70,700
History [+] 27 completers-
History27$39,600
Public/Applied History0-
Total1,773
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Information Science/Studies2-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Health Occupations Teacher Education2-
Library Science [+] 1 completers-
Library and Information Science1-
Library Science (other)0-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis6-
Total11
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Social Work3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 74 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist37-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Nursing Practice33-
Total77
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Health Occupations Teacher Education0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 15 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies10-
Human Nutrition5-
Library Science [+] 20 completers-
Library and Information Science7-
Children and Youth Library Services11-
Archives/Archival Administration2-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian34$18,500
11-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Total80

Graduate Student Population at Simmons

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,236 students enrolled into Simmons University graduate schools where it has total 5,984 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,444 full-time and 2,792 part-time graduate students. By gender, 484 male and 3,752 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2364843,752
Full-time1,4441891,255
Part-tme2,7922952,497
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,305 White (54.41%), 368 Black/African American (8.69%), 299 Hispanic (7.06%), 155 Asian (3.66%), and 1,109 students with other races. 21 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2364843,752
American Indian/Native American707
Asian15522133
Black/African American36848320
Hispanic29935264
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,3052462,059
Two More931578
Un-Known988117871
Non-resident Alien21120
Simmons University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,681 graduate students (63.29% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 709 graduate students (16.74% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,236
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,681
Enrolled Some Online Courses709
Not in Online Courses846
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Simmons University. 838 students are aged 20 to 24 (19.78% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 259 students are aged above 50 (6.11%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Simmons University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2364843,752
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2119118
Age 22-2481957762
Age 25-291,4011581,243
Age 30-34737101636
Age 35-3942865363
Age 40-4956664502
Age 50-6424735212
Over 641239
Age Un-Known606

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