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Simmons School of Management

Boston, MA
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Simmons SOM Says...

Admissions Programs
Admission is competitive. The Admissions Committee measures potential for both academic success in the program and professional success thereafter. The committee looks closely at the candidate's preparation for a highly quantitative course of study. It does not follow a formula...
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Simmons SOM Students Say...

Candidates are evaluated individually and are selected for admission based on both their aptitude and promise. To apply, students must submit an application and essays, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts from all post-secondary education, a current resume, and official GMAT scores. ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

300 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Phone: 617-521-3840

Fax: 617-521-3880

Website

Entering Class Profile

Selectivity Rating
72
Applicants:
105
Acceptance Rate:
80%
Years Work Experience
7.4
Average Age
30
Average GMAT
502
GMAT Range
450 490 560
GPA Range
2.78 3.19 3.6

GRE

Quantitative Range
142 148 156
Verbal Range
152 154 160
Writing Range
3.5 4 4.5
% Full-time / Part-time
Full-time
Part-time

Admissions Process

Application fee

In-State
$75
Out-Of-State
$75

Rolling Admission
 

Deadline
August
1

Round 1

Deadline
February
15
Notification
March
15

Round 2

Deadline
March
15
Notification
April
15

Round 3

Deadline
April
15
Notification
May
15

International

Application Fee
$75
TOEFL Required
Yes

Minimum TOEFL score

Paper
550
Computer
213
Web-Based
80
Description of MBA programs offeredhttp://simmons.edu/som/program...
Essays/personal statementRequired
Extracurricular activitiesRequired
GMAT scoresRequired
GMAT or GRE scoresRequired
InterviewOptional
Letters of RecommendationRequired
State ResidencyOptional
Undergraduate GPAOptional
Work experienceOptional
OtherRequired
DescriptionThe Admission Committee seeks applicants who demonstrate solid accomplishments in educational and professional settings, and who possess leadership potential. The Committee attempts to measure potential, both from academic success in the program and professional success thereafter. The Committee does not follow a formula in making its decisions; rather, it strives to evaluate a candidate's ability, aptitude and promise.
Electronic Application AcceptedYes
Start TermsSpring - 10/1 and 12/1
Is Admissions Process Need-BlindYes
Deferred Admission AllowedYes
Transfer Students Are AcceptedYes
Transfer PolicyTransfer credit reviewed on a case by case basis
Admissions Factors
Academic
GMAT Score:Very Important
Undergraduate GPA:Very Important
Letters of Recommendation:Very Important
Essay / Personal Statement:Very Important
Non-Academic
Interviews:Very Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Work Experience:Very Important
Other Factors:Unknown
Special programs offered to recruit underrepresented students or students with disadvantaged backgrounds:Simmons supports community events, advertises in minority publications and is a member of numerous associations including NSHMBA, Forte and Black MBA. We also offer Deans Merit Scholarships to both full- and part-time students. Simmons also offers scholarships to The Partnership Inc. participants and alumnae.
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Admissions Requirements

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    72
  • Average Ugrad GPA:
    3.19
  • Average GMAT Score:
    502
  • GMAT Range (25-75%):
    450 - 560
  • Average Years of Work Experience:
    7.4
  • Rolling Admission:
    Yes
  • Application Deadline:
    08/01
  • Application Fee:
    $75
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