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Simmons College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $26,708 $28,302 $30,000 $31,450 4.8%
Books and supplies $960 $1,024 $1,120 $1,280 14.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,710 $11,138 $11,500 $12,050 4.8%
Other $3,995 $3,938 $3,998 $4,020 0.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $10,710 $11,138 $11,500 $12,050 4.8%
Other $3,995 $3,938 $3,998 $4,020 0.6%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,240 $3,938 $3,998 $4,020 0.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $42,373 $44,402 $46,618 $48,800 4.7%
Off Campus $42,373 $44,402 $46,618 $48,800 4.7%
Off Campus with Family $30,908 $33,264 $35,118 $36,750 4.6%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,522 0 3,522
Percent admitted 57% - 57%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% - 18%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 337 94%
ACT 83 23%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 500 590
SAT Math 490 600
SAT Writing 510 610
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 19 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1929 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/1974 -   Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 12/1/1989 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 10/1/1947 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 1/1/1994 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited