Simmons College of Kentucky is owned by the General Association of Baptists in Kentucky and is under the control of a board of trustees in accordance with the college’s Articles of Incorporation. For a listing of the board of trustee members see the Simmons Administration page.

“Simmons College of Kentucky holds candidate status with the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education, 5575 S. Semoran Blvd., Ste. 26, Orlando, FL 32822-1781, 407.207.0808. Candidate status is a pre-accreditation status granted to those institutions that meet the ABHE Conditions of Eligibility and that possess such qualities as may provide a basis for achieving accreditation status within four years.”

Simmons College of Kentucky is licensed by the Council on Post-Secondary Education, Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Simmons College of Kentucky is approved by the United States Department of Justice for the training of Non-Immigrant status (foreign) students. Simmons is approved under the INS File number MEM 214 F 0739.

Simmons College of Kentucky is located just west of downtown Louisville at 1018 South Seventh Street. The school is easily accessible from all areas of Metro Louisville.

Convocations are held every fourth Monday at 7:00 PM at announced locations. There are a total of four convocations each semester. Spiritual growth is seen as an essential part of the Simmons experience. With this in mind, all students are required to attend all convocations. Attendance is taken at each convocation and reflects on the academic status of each student. Excuses for any absence must be cleared through the Office of Student Affairs.


A student dropping out of Simmons College of Kentucky at any time during his/her college career for a period of one year or more shall be considered to be under the jurisdiction of the current catalog in use at the time of his/her return.

The academic rules and degree programs in this catalog are effective for all students who enter Simmons College of Kentucky during the 2009 2010 school year for no more than eight consecutive years from the time of initial matriculation. If a student has not completed a degree program within this time frame, he or she will be under the jurisdiction of the 2017 2018 catalog. Any student in good academic standing may choose in writing and with the approval of the Academic Affairs office to adopt the academic rules, degree programs, and jurisdiction of a catalog in current publication after the 2009 2010 catalog. This request must be made during the academic year of the catalog in question. Any exceptions to the above policy must be obtained by the student in writing from the Academic Affairs office.