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As a catalyst for transformation and change, the Simmons School provides real solutions to issues challenging our community and the world.

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Simmons ranked in top 11 of private schools nationally and top 3 of all Texas schools

The U.S. News & World Report 2023 rankings place the Simmons School in the top tier of graduate education schools. Read more.

HoloLens 2 Augmented Reality Prototype Project

Simmons Research

Simmons researchers design projects to have real-world impact on regional and national education and applied physiology. Read more.

Virtual Reality Research Simulator testing with surgeon from UT Southwestern.

Simmons 2021-22 Research Numbers

Total new grants received: $20,887,727

Active sponsored projects: 66

Grant expenditures: $8,122,427

Tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research: 73%

West Dallas Stem Focused School

West Dallas STEM-focused school

The Toyota USA Foundation, Simmons School, and Dallas ISD have formed a partnership to develop a K-8th grade STEM-focused school. Read more.

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Learn skills, solve problems through research and innovation, contribute to meaningful change, and create new opportunities for your future through our professional fields of education and human development. 

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SMU Simmons by the Numbers 2021-2022


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