Graduate Program Overview

Simmons University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $21,546. It offers seventy-three (73) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSimmons University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students4,527 students
4,460 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$21,546
Student to Faculty9:1 (11.11%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 73 Graduate Programs
43 Master's, 11 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Simmons University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $21,546 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,188.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,188
Books & Supplies$1,280
Room & Board$15,892 (On-Campus) / $15,892 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,550 (On-Campus) / $2,550 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$41,268
Off-Campus Total$41,268
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$21,154$21,894$21,818$21,698$21,546

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Simmons University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 73 major areas - 43 Master's (7 online programs), 11 Doctorate (1 online programs), 19 Post-Master'(5 online programs). 1,788 students have been conferred Master's degree and 58 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the 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 the 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
Work and Family Studies
Library Science
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Library Science
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,263 students enrolled in Simmons University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,527 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 505 male and 4,022 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,542 full-time and 2,985 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 4,460 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 67 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students505
Women Students4,022
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,542
Part-time Students2,985
By race/ethnicity 2,536 White, 371 Black, and 178 Asian students are attending at Simmons University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races109
20 students are younger than 22 and 774 students are older than 65. The school has 2,512 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,209 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under20
40 & Over774
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Simmons University, 4,460 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 67 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,527
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,460
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses67
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,460
Massachusetts Resident1,837
Other State In U.S.2,587
Outside of U.S.36

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