Simmons University Graduate School

Simmons University (referred to as Simmons) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons is $27,314 in average. The school has 3,922 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,710 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Simmons University (referred to as Simmons) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons is $27,314 in average. The school has 3,922 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,710 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 130 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,314
Student Population3,922
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs130 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Simmons is $27,314 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $1,224.
Simmons offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$27,152
Required Fees$162
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,224
Simmons 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)2 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons University is $27,314. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 26.77% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$21,726$168
2019-2020$21,654$164
2020-2021$21,528$170
2021-2022$21,384$162
2022-2023$27,152$162
The graduate school tuition & fees of Simmons is average compared to private graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,750 (public) / $30,247 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Simmons University$27,314
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,582$28,108
Public$14,054$19,750
Private$30,247
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,918 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Simmons.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.58% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,918. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.58% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$16,368$2,550$16,368$2,550
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,224 at Simmons University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.03% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$1,207
2019-2020$1,203
2020-2021$1,196
2021-2022$1,188
2022-2023$1,224

Graduate Programs at Simmons

Simmons University offers 61 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, 1,516 students have completed their study at Simmons University.
Offered Degrees at Simmons University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3721,413
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship608
Doctor's degree - other7057
Post Master's Degree11038
Total6121,516
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 13 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 504 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 43 completers.
Simmons University offers 61 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,516 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,413 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 57 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 38 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 [+] 8 completers-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)8-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Information Technology--
Information Science/Studies--
Education [+] 51 completers-
Education--
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Special Education and Teaching42$50,400
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs8-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs--
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
History Teacher Education--
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Spanish Language and Literature--
Work and Family Studies [+] 24 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies24-
English Language and Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature--
Writing8-
Children's and Adolescent Literature10-
Library Science [+] 281 completers$43,400
Library and Information Science165$43,400
Children and Youth Library Services14-
Archives/Archival Administration102-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Nutrition Sciences--
Psychology [+] 57 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis57-
Human Services [+] 509 completers-
Public Policy Analysis5-
Social Work504$48,100
Social Sciences [+] --
Political Science and Government--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 457 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Public Health16-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-$95,000
Nursing Administration--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing440-
Business [+] --
Business Administration and Management-$70,700
History [+] 8 completers-
History8$39,600
Public/Applied History--
Total1,413
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Information Science/Studies--
Education [+] --
Health Occupations Teacher Education--
Library Science [+] 2 completers-
Library and Information Science2-
Library Science (other)--
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)3-
Total8
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Education--
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Social Work3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 52 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist43-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing9-
Nursing Practice--
Total57
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Health Occupations Teacher Education--
Work and Family Studies [+] 9 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies9-
Library Science [+] 5 completers-
Library and Information Science--
Children and Youth Library Services4-
Archives/Archival Administration1-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)3-
Total38

Graduate Student Population at Simmons

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 3,922 students enrolled into Simmons University graduate schools where it has total 5,710 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,433 full-time and 2,489 part-time graduate students. By gender, 440 male and 3,482 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
Total3,9224403,482
Full-time1,4331731,260
Part-tme2,4892672,222
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,944 White (49.57%), 334 Black/African American (8.52%), 258 Hispanic (6.58%), 138 Asian (3.52%), and 1,248 students with other races. 60 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9224403,482
American Indian/Native American404
Asian13819119
Black/African American33443291
Hispanic25823235
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,9442171,727
Two More73766
Un-Known1,110123987
Non-resident Alien60852
Simmons University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,716 graduate students (69.25% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 584 graduate students (14.89% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,922
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,716
Enrolled Some Online Courses584
Not in Online Courses622
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Simmons University. 794 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.24% of total students), 274 students are aged above 50 (6.99%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Simmons University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9224403,482
Age 20-2128325
Age 22-2476660706
Age 25-291,2091371,072
Age 30-3469082608
Age 35-3941663353
Age 40-4953756481
Age 50-6426337226
Over 641129
Age Un-Known202

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