Tuition & Fees

$38,566

$38,566

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
57%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,867
Declined + 1,370
Total Received 8,237
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Private (nonprofit)

5,117

undergraduate students

2,171

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communications/journalism
  2. Marketing
  3. Finance
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Codes

SAT 3771
ACT 1920

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Location

School Facts

Suffolk University, founded in 1906, is a private, coeducational institution. Its urban campus is located in the historic Beacon Hill section of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 7,288
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Boston, MA

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

Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
69%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
51%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
57%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,867
Declined + 1,370
Total Received 8,237

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lark Krajeski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 617 573-8460
F: 617 557-1574
admission@suffolk.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,688

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,420
Room $12,398
Board $2,688
Additional fees $146
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $54,852
Average Financial Aid - $31,688
Total with Avg. Aid $23,164
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Other
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Jennifer Ricciardi
Director of Financial Aid
jricciardi@suffolk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Cary Mcconnell (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jaclyn Davis (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, ECAC, Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Mascot
Rams
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Higher Education
Advertising
African-American Studies
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/Computer Science
Communication
Communications/Journalism
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Crime/Justice
Criminal Justice
Economics
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethics/Public Policy
Executive Business Administration
Film Studies
Finance
Financial Services/Banking
Fine Arts
French
French Studies
General Humanities
General Sociology
German Studies
Global Business
Global Business Administration
Government
Graphic Design
Health Administration
History
History/Literature
Information Systems
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
International Economics
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Law
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mental Health/Counseling
Music History
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radiation Biology
Radiation Science
Radiation Therapy
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communications/journalism
  2. Marketing
  3. Finance

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

7,288

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

5,117
students

Female
54%
2,780

Male
46%
2,337

30%

2,171
students

Female
59%
1,282

Male
41%
889

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

4,849
students

Female
55%
2,650

Male
45%
2,199

6%

268
students

Female
49%
130

Male
51%
138

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Student Break-down

22%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

81

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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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

Not Reported

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 98
Countries most often represented Bahrain
China
Colombia
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Linda Bisconti
Director Center for International Programs and Services
617 573-8034
isso@suffolk.edu

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