Tuition & Fees

$40,104

$40,104

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
57%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
52%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,223
Declined + 1,254
Total Received 8,477
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Private (nonprofit)

5,190

undergraduate students

2,142

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Communications/journalism
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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 7,332
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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 abroad in Madrid, Spain.

Suffolk University
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
61%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
57%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
52%
18-23
36%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

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

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,223
Declined + 1,254
Total Received 8,477

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,407

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,814
Room $12,308
Board $2,688
Additional fees $290
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $56,300
Average Financial Aid - $27,407
Total with Avg. Aid $28,893
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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, Flag Football, Futsal, Running, Soccer

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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 Division III, Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Empire 8, New England Hockey Conference
Mascot
Rams
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Higher Education
Advertising
Applied Developmental Psychology
Applied Politics
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communications/Journalism
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Executive Business Administration
Film Studies
Finance
Financial Services/Banking
Financial Wealth Management
Fine Arts
General Humanities
Global Business
Global Business Administration
Global Public Policy
Global/Cultural Communication
Government
Graphic Design
Health Administration
History
History/Literature
Information Systems
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
Law
Law/Paralegal Studies
Management
Management Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Dosimetry
Mental Health/Counseling
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Politics/Philosophy/Economics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radiation Biology
Radiation Science
Radiation Therapy
Sociology
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Communications/journalism

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-law

7,332

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

5,190
students

Female
56%
2,885

Male
44%
2,305

29%

2,142
students

Female
59%
1,254

Male
41%
888

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

4,981
students

Female
56%
2,784

Male
44%
2,197

5%

209
students

Female
49%
101

Male
51%
108

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Student Break-down

21%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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 Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
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 Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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 96
Countries most often represented China
Indonesia
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Viviana Leyva
Assistant Director Center for International Student Services
617 573-8034
isso@suffolk.edu

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