Simmons College

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Simmons College can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over five thousand students are enrolled at Simmons College.

Many of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score between 1570 to 1890, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 23 to 28. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Simmons College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.57. 49% of all applicants are accepted to Simmons College, from which 16 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .simmons.edu.

Overall Simmons College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

49.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Simmons College was reported as 49.0% in Fall 2013 with over 4,240 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1570 - 1890
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Simmons College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Simmons College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Simmons College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 57.2%
  • 2010-2011: 54.0%
  • 2011-2012: 46.6%
  • 2012-2013: 48.3%
  • 2013-2014: 49.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 49.6%

How Does Simmons College Compare?

49.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Simmons College is thirteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Boston76.8%
Massachusetts College of Art and Design69.8%
Emmanuel College60.5%
Wentworth Institute of Technology57.6%
Wheelock College73.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants4,239-100.0%
Admitted2,076-100.0%
Enrolled339-100.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Simmons College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 630
Math520 - 620
Writing530 - 640
Total Score1570 - 1890
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 28
Math23 - 26
Composite Score23 - 28
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