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Simmons College (www.simmons.edu) is a private university located in the heart of Boston. Simmons has top-rated faculty, prestigious alumnae/i, and an ideal Boston location. It has undergraduate programs for women and graduate programs for women and men. Founded more than a century ago, Simmons was the first woman’s college in the nation to offer women liberal arts training and career preparation. Simmons founded the first MBA program in the world designed to help women succeed as leaders and managers. There are roughly 2,000 undergraduate women students, including 21% self reported African American, Latina, Asian, Native American, and multi-racial students. There are 6% international students. Simmons is next-door to world-renowned museums, libraries, hospitals, and medical and research facilities. Simmons College has been repeatedly named a “Best College” in its category in the U.S.News & World Report rankings of “America’s Top Colleges.” Simmons is also named in the Princeton Review “Best 361 Colleges,” an honor held by only 15% of the four-year undergraduate colleges in America.
On Student Body
Simmons women see themselves as open-minded, overachieving feminists who are "just as engaging at a party as in the classroom." Students routinely take on crazy class hours, club leadership positions, and multiple majors. Recently, the vibe of the school has started to shift "from being all about grades to being more about community." The small, liberal student body acce...
by Ann Jee Dec 11, 2006 add a video