Suffolk University

Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk University Overview

Student population

Address73 Tremont St.
Boston, MA
School Websitewww.suffolk.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Suffolk University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Boston, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 8,325 students applied to Suffolk University. Of those students, 7,104 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Suffolk University was $38,420, in addition to fees of $146. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Suffolk University.

Suffolk University has a 59% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Suffolk University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARecommended
Applicants admitted

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The Suffolk University acceptance rate is 85%. To put this into perspective, 7,104 of the 8,325 students who applied to Suffolk University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Suffolk University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Suffolk University had an SAT score between the range of 1,030 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Suffolk University was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Suffolk University as part of their application.

Suffolk University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Suffolk University, the tuition for in-state residents is $38,420. Combined with fees of $146, room and board costs of $15,582, other expenses of $2,523 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $38,566 in tuition.

Students at Suffolk University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Suffolk University was $5,227 last year, with 30% of students being awarded federal aid.

Suffolk University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Suffolk University.

Suffolk University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Massachusetts residents; in fact, 56% of all students reside in Massachusetts. However, 29% of students come from out-of-state and 15% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Suffolk University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Suffolk University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS

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