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The School of Management at Simmons College

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) February 15
Application deadline (international students) February 15
Application fee $75

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 93.3% - High
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.40 - High
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.8-3.8
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 22
Average GMAT score 534 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 404-640
Students with prior work experience 25
Average work experience (months) 80

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 94.0%
Average age of new entrants 32
Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.6-3.6
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 19
Average GMAT score 504
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 384-600
Students with prior work experience 37
Average work experience (months) 102

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The committee seeks applicants who demonstrate solid accomplishments in educational and professional settings and who possess leadership potential. The Committee does not follow a formula in making its decisions. It strives to evaluate a candidate's ability, aptitude and promise. Requirements: application, recommendation letters, transcripts, GMAT or GRE, resume, TOEFL (intl students).
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
The committee seeks applicants who demonstrate solid accomplishments in educational and professional settings and who possess leadership potential. The Committee does not follow a formula in making its decisions. It strives to evaluate a candidate's ability, aptitude and promise. Requirements: application, recommendation letters, transcripts, GMAT or GRE, resume, TOEFL (intl students).
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Kerri Brophy
Full-time program phone (617) 521-3840
Full-time program E-mail somadm@simmons.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​mba.​simmons.​edu
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone (617) 521-3840
Part-time program E-mail somadm@simmons.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​mba.​simmons.​edu
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(9) Departments/concentrations
entrepreneurship leadership
finance marketing
general management not-for-profit management
health care administration other
international business
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand entrepreneurship, general management, health care administration, marketing, not-for-profit management
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time accelerated, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends
Joint programs available library science, public policy/administration, social work

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The integrated curriculum is designed to ensure skills build cumulatively and are reinforced throughout the program. The program begins with a one-week course that introduces students to the curriculum structure and concepts. Learning takes place through case studies, team projects, research and consultations on projects for existing organizations, internships, independent study and study abroad.
Executive program N/A
Part-time program
The integrated curriculum is designed to ensure skills build cumulatively and are reinforced throughout the program. The program begins with a one-week course that introduces students to the curriculum structure and concepts. Learning takes place through case studies, team projects, research and consultations on projects for organizations. Independent study and study abroad are also available.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#170 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.0
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.0
Acceptance rate 93.3% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $74,435 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.40 - High
Average GMAT score 534 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 16.1% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 90.3% - Medium
Enrollment (full-time) 23
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 57

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 23
Minority students 13.0%
International students 21.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 34
Minority students 29.4%
International students 0.0%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Diane Hallisey
Financial aid phone N/A

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $62,296 total program
Part-time: $62,296 total program
Required fees $100 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses N/A
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $55,327

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Simmons College has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 53
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 31
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 16.1% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 90.3% - Medium

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 28
Low base salary $30,000
Average base salary $73,471
High base salary $197,500

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $30,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $68,878
High base salary: U.S citizen $142,500

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $197,500
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $197,500
High base salary: Foreign nationals $197,500

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 5
Low signing bonus $10,000
Average signing bonus $5,400
High signing bonus $10,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $4,250
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $10,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 9
Low other compensation $2,000
Average other compensation $7,889
High other compensation $15,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $2,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $7,625
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $15,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $10,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $10,000
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $10,000

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 7
Marketing/sales low salary $32,500
Marketing/sales average salary $83,214
Marketing/sales high salary $142,500
Number reporting operations/production jobs 1
Operations/production low salary $57,500
Operations/production average salary $57,500
Operations/production high salary $57,500
Number reporting general management jobs 0
General management low salary $0
General management average salary $0
General management high salary $0
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 2
Finance/accounting low salary $42,500
Finance/accounting average salary $47,500
Finance/accounting high salary $52,500
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $0
Number reporting consulting jobs 3
Consulting low salary $87,500
Consulting average salary $94,167
Consulting high salary $102,500
Number reporting human resources jobs 2
Human resources low salary $77,500
Human resources average salary $85,500
Human resources high salary $92,500
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 13
Other occupations low salary $30,000
Other occupations average salary $66,900
Other occupations high salary $197,500

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 0
Manufacturing low salary $0
Manufacturing average salary $0
Manufacturing high salary $0
Number reporting non-profit jobs 2
Non-profit low salary $42,500
Non-profit average salary $52,500
Non-profit high salary $62,500

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 22
Northeast low salary $30,000
Northeast average salary $73,964
Northeast high salary $142,500
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 3
Middle Atlantic low salary $32,500
Middle Atlantic average salary $45,833
Middle Atlantic high salary $52,500
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 1
South low salary $42,500
South average salary $42,500
South high salary $42,500
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 1
Midwest low salary $52,500
Midwest average salary $52,500
Midwest high salary $52,500
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 0
Southwest low salary $0
Southwest average salary $0
Southwest high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary $0
West average salary $0
West high salary $0
Number reporting jobs located internationally 1
International low salary $197,500
International average salary $197,500
International high salary $197,500
 


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