Simmons College Ranking Profile

Established in 1899, Simmons College is a nationally recognized private university located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Simmons College School of Management (SOM) has received accreditation from the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The Nursing programs have received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The program in physical therapy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The master's degree program in Behavioral Analysis was accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis.

Ranking Profile:

- Simmons College is ranked 16th among Tier 1 Regional Universities (North) by US News 2012. It is also included in "A+ Schools for B Students," the Regional Universities North category, a designation for having distinctive programs that serve a "broad, engaged student body".

- It was featured in The Princeton Review's 2012 college guidebook as one of the nation's "Best 376 Colleges" and named by Forbes.com as one of "America's Best Colleges 2011".

- It has been named a “Best College” by U.S.News & World Report in the 2010 edition of “America's Best Colleges”. Simmons College is ranked in the top tier of schools in its category of Best Universities – Master's North Region.

- The School of Management (SOM) was named among the “301 Best Business Schools” 2010 by The Princeton Review and the No. 1 school in the U.S. with “the greatest opportunities for women”.

- SOM was ranked 15th on the “Global 100” list of business schools by the Aspen Institute (2009-2010 MBA ranking).

- The Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science was ranked among the nation's top 10 schools of library and information studies by U.S. News in its 2010 edition of “America's Best Graduate Schools”.

- Named by Forbes.com as one of “America's Best Colleges 2009”.

- 36th among Best Social Work Programs, 41st among Top Physical Therapy Schools (US News 2009).

- 115th in the US News ranking of Best Graduate Nursing Programs (2008).

- The 2008 Kaplan college guidebook named Simmons College as one of the "25 cutting-edge schools with an eye toward the future".