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Department of Boston Semester

Boston Semester at Simmons

Where Students Come to Make a Difference

The Boston Semester at Simmons brings college students together from around the country to study and live in the dynamic Boston environment. This experience allows students to pursue 16 credits (four - 4 credit courses) at Simmons College, integrating course work, internships, and optional community service or service learning opportunities.

The Boston Semester at Simmons is an exceptional learning experience that takes advantage of Boston's vast educational, political, economic, and cultural resources. The program capitalizes on the distinctive assets of Simmons College, including our fantastic location, talented faculty, diverse course offerings, outstanding internships, and renowned service learning opportunities. Our Scott/Ross Center for Community Service is a nationally recognized model, and Simmons was recently named as one of the top twenty colleges for community service in the private college category.

Simmons College has educated women for independent careers and meaningful lives since 1899. Simmons offers a rich undergraduate curriculum interwoven with liberal arts, career preparation, and a commitment to community. The Boston Semester at Simmons, as well as most of our graduate programs, is open to both women and men. We invite you to apply to the Boston Semester at Simmons.

The application deadline is November 1st for the Spring Semester and June 1st for the Fall Semester. Students who have completed two semesters of study at a fully accredited, four-year college and have a minimum 2.5 GPA are eligible to apply.

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Application Deadline:
Spring: Nov 1st
Fall: June 1st