Tuition & Financial Aid


Tuition for the online BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons (BA) program is based on the annual cost per credit multiplied by the total number of credits required to graduate.

Credits2023-2024 Academic Year Cost per CreditTotal Cost

Please note that fees are subject to change and a moderate tuition increase should be expected each academic year. Tuition does not include the cost of books. In addition to tuition, students enrolled in the online BA program pay a student fee of $125 per term.

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Financial Aid

BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons applicants should consider starting the financial aid process as early as possible. To apply, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA code for Simmons University is 002208.

The FAFSA must be completed each academic year in order to remain eligible for federal student aid. Please reference the chart below to determine which FAFSA to complete based on your desired start date.

StartTermFAFSA Year
January 2024
Spring 2024
May 2024
Summer 2024
2023-2024 and 2024-2025*
Sept 2024
Fall 2024
January 2025
Spring 2025
May 2025
Summer 2025
2024-2025 and 2025-2026*
Sept 2025
Fall 2025

*May starts must complete 2 FAFSA academic years (current and upcoming)*

For more information or questions about financial aid, visit Simmons Student Financial Services.

Military Financial Aid

Simmons offers benefits and financial aid to active duty service members, veterans, and eligible military family members. BehaviorAnalysis@Simmons students are eligible for benefits offered through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Benefits may include:

Information about benefits available to service members and veterans is available at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Additional funding for military personnel may also be available. For more information, visit our Veterans Benefits page.

Payment Plans

Simmons also offers a payment plan that students can take advantage of to cover the cost of tuition or supplement any remaining cost not covered by federal or private loans. The Tuition Management Systems® (TMS) tuition payment plan is an interest-free alternative that allows students to spread any balance over four months. Students must sign up for the four-month payment plan well in advance of the bill due date to avoid late penalties. There is a $35 application fee each term that students choose to set up the payment plan. Visit the Tuition Management Systems website for more information on setting up a payment plan.

Our admission counselors are available to speak with you further about additional financial aid options that may be available to you. Contact us at 1-844-622-2872 or email us.

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