Suffolk University

Boston, MA

Suffolk University

Boston, MA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$43,874

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
613
25th
510
75th
590
25th
500
75th
26
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,749
Declined 924
Total Received 7,673
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Private

4,271

undergraduate students

2,410

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1906, Suffolk University is located in the center of downtown Boston and all of the city's boundless opportunities. Their innovative offerings include more than 70 undergraduate programs and over 50 graduate programs. Undergraduates can study at both the flagship Boston campus and very own campus in Madrid, Spain.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,692
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

Urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094); served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. Branch campuses abroad in Madrid, Spain.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA
02108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33.1%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
613
25th
510
75th
590
25th
500
75th
26
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,749
Declined 924
Total Received 7,673

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$29,621

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,332
Room $15,450
Board $3,032
Additional fees $542
Total $62,356
Average Financial Aid - $29,621
Total with Avg. Aid $32,735

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Financial Aid Office


P: 617 573-8470
F: 617 720-3579
finaid@suffolk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA Division III, Commonwealth Coast Conference, Empire 8, New England Hockey Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
Advertising. yes
American Government and Politics (United States). yes
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. yes
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Architecture and Related Services, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes
Business Statistics. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Communications Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Criminology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Economics, Other. yes yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Ethics. yes
European History. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Graphic Design. yes yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Interior Architecture. yes
Interior Design. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Economics. yes
International Policy Analysis. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International and Intercultural Communication. yes
Journalism. yes
Law. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marketing, Other. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mathematics, Other. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes
Political Communication. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Programs for Foreign Lawyers. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes yes
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology. yes
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Taxation. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Law
  2. Communications/journalism
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,692

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

4,271
students

Female
59%
2,520

Male
41%
1,751

36%

2,410
students

Female
63%
1,518

Male
37%
892

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

4,087
students

Female
60%
2,452

Male
40%
1,635

4%

184
students

Female
47%
86

Male
53%
98

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

780

Transfer applicants enrolled

18%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 30

Spring: December 1

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

81

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 130
Countries most often represented China
Indonesia
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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