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Honors Program

Simmons's Honors Program provides an enriched curriculum offered through small seminars, team-taught courses, study abroad opportunities, research projects, and/or honors independent study. The program is designed to encourage depth of study in the student's chosen major, and to enhance knowledge through interdisciplinary study and global awareness. The program also includes career exploration courses, cocurricular activities on campus and in Boston, and assistance with applying for graduate school and national awards, such as the Fulbright, Truman, and Boren grants.

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Applying for the Honors Program

Any prospective student of Simmons College may apply for admission to the Honors Program. Those who are admitted into this highly-selective program are self-motivated, intellectually curious, and eager for challenge. They graduate near the top of their high school class and have a solid record of honors, AP, or IB courses.

To be considered for the Honors Program, applicants must complete the Honors Program application supplement, either online or by downloading the application as a PDF from the Honors website:

Students who apply to the Honors Program when they apply to the College and are selected by an Honors Review Committee. There is another opportunity to join the Program for a small number of students who apply in their first year for sophomore entry.

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