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Simmons University


Simmons University was founded in 1899 as a private women’s undergraduate university. It is located in the Fenway just outside of downtown Boston. The Fenway is home to several other notable universities, as well as the world-famous Boston Red Sox baseball stadium, Fenway Park
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Key Facts


12 – 17 years


15 contact hours per week


Groups & Individuals


University Campus




  • Tours of top Universities such as MIT, Cambridge and Harvard
  • Explore famous sites such as Boston Common, Boston Harbor, and the Boston Aquarium – perhaps even see the Red Sox play!
  • Beautiful and historic city, known as ‘America’s first city’

About the programme

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Average class size: 15
  • 5 half day excursions per week*
  • 2 full day excursions*
  • Visit Boston Common, the New England Aquarium and Fenway Park
  • Visit Harvard and MIT


*In a two-week programme



  • The option to study for one week in New York and one week in Boston is available


Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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26 June


07 August

1 – 6

week programmes available

Simmons University


  • The Residence facilities feature lounges, kitchens, and an enclosed ‘quad’ or green space where students can relax or socialize safely and easily
  • Double occupancy rooms available with single-gender floors
  • Shared single-gender bathrooms max ratio 1:7


Rail: 20min by train to central Boston
Taxi: Available, see the Centre Manager for taxi contact numbers

Simmons University

300 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Fenway Park

24 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Boston Common

139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA


77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Boston Logan Airport

Jeffries Point, Boston, MA, USA

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsOn-site Activities
Day 2Lesson 1 (Testing/Orientation)Boston CommonsWelcome Activities
Day 3Lesson 2The Museum Fine ArtsOn-site Activities
Day 4Lesson 3Freedom Trail/North EndInternational Evening
Day 5Lesson 4MIT Campus and MuseumOn-site Activities
Day 6Lesson 5Back Bay/Charles River EsplanadeDisco
Day 7Aquarium & Boston HarborAquarium & Boston HarborOn-site Activities
Day 8Cambridge/Harvard tour & shoppingCambridge/Harvard tour & shoppingOn-site Activities
Day 9Lesson 6Bunker Hill Monument/Navy YardAmerican Sports Night
Day 10Lesson 7Fenway Park Tour On-site Activities
Day 11Lesson 8Quincy MarketTalent Show
Day 12Lesson 9State House Tour/West EndOn-site Activities
Day 13Lesson 10Downtown Boston ShoppingDisco
Day 14Science MuseumScience MuseumOn-site Activities
Day 15DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

The use of Simmons University name is strictly for the purpose of identifying the location at which Oxford International Junior Programmes are delivered. Oxford International Junior Programmes have no affiliation with Simmons University and Simmons University is not involved in or responsible for the quality, suitability, delivery or other aspects of Oxford International Junior Programmes in any way.