Graduate Programs Overview

Simmons University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $21,698 in average for all students.

It offers eighty graduate programs: 48 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 19 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSimmons University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students4,774 students
3,008 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$21,698
Student to Faculty6:1 (16.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 80 Graduate Programs
48 Master's, 19 Doctorate, 19 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $21,698 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,203.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$21,528
Fees$170
Cost per Credit$1,203
Books & Supplies$1,280
Room & Board$14,022 (On-Campus) / $14,022 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,550 (On-Campus) / $2,550 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$39,550
Off-Campus Total$39,550
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$20,718$21,154$21,894$21,818$21,698

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Simmons University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 164 major areas - 41 Master's (7 online programs), 11 Doctorate , 18 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
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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
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Work and Family Studies
Library Science
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Library Science
Psychology
Education
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Work and Family Studies
Library Science
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Library Science
Psychology
Education
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,535 students enrolled in Simmons University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,774 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 579 male and 4,195 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,627 full-time and 3,147 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,008 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 571 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total4,774
Men Students579
Women Students4,195
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total4,774
Full-time Students1,627
Part-time Students3,147
By race/ethnicity 2,700 White, 431 Black, and 213 Asian students are attending at Simmons University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total4,774
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian213
Black431
Hispanic340
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White2,700
Two or more races117
Un-Known928
22 students are younger than 22 and 892 students are older than 65. The school has 2,544 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,298 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total4,774
21 & Under22
22-24910
25-291,634
30-34746
35-39552
40 & Over892
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, 3,008 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 571 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,774
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,008
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses571
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,195
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,008
Massachusetts Resident641
Other State In U.S.2,367
Outside of U.S.0



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