Graduate Programs Summary at Simmons University

Simmons University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2019-2020 the graduate school tuition & fees are $21,818 in average for all students.

Simmons University offers 84 graduate programs: 52 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 19 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,876 students have been conferred Master's degree and 85 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
Simmons University
School NameSimmons University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students4,273 students
2,566 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)$21,818
Student to Faculty6:1 (16.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 84 Graduate Programs
52 Master's, 19 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2019-2020 graduate tuition & fees at Simmons University with tuition changes over last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $21,818 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,203.
2020 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2020 Tuition & Costs - Simmons University
Cost per Credit$1,203
Books & Supplies$1,280
Room & Board$15,200 (On-Campus) / $15,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,550 (On-Campus) / $2,550 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$40,848
Off-Campus Total$40,848
Graduate Tuition Changes (2016-2020) - Simmons University
Tuition & Fees$20,208$20,718$21,154$21,894$21,818

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Simmons University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 84 major areas - 41 Master's (7 online program), 11 Doctorate , 18 Post-Master'(4 online program). Next table summarizes total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At Simmons University, total 6,082 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 4,273 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 536 male and 3,737 female students. By attending status, there are 1,488 full-time and 2,785 part-time students in graduate schools at Simmons University. Simmons University offers online degree program and 2,566 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 374 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Simmons University
Men Students536
Women Students3,737
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - Simmons University
Full-time Students1,488
Part-time Students2,785
By race/ethnicity 2,546 White, 359 Black, and 159 Asian students are attending at Simmons University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - Simmons University
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races104
20 students are younger than 22 and 747 students are older than 65. The school has 2,348 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,140 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - Simmons University
21 & Under20
40 & Over747
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Simmons University, 2,566 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 374 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Simmons University
Total Enrollment4,273
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,566
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses374
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,333
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Simmons University
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,566
Massachusetts Resident557
Other State In U.S.2,009
Outside of U.S.0

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