Suffolk University provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Boston, Massachusetts and operated as a private institution. Approximately 9,100 students are enrolled per year at Suffolk University.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
- Social Sciences
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. The most common exam scores among students admitted to Suffolk University are between 21 - 25 for the ACT exam, or 1370 - 1710 on the SAT exam. 79% of those students that apply are accepted to this school, of which 17 percent choose to enroll. Additional admissions information can be obtained by simply calling SU or by completing the form on this page.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $33,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's net price calculator to understand their costs. The price of on-campus housing is about $13,000 per year. Some students at Suffolk University may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Suffolk University Rams participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Ice Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Soccer (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, academics information, areas of study, and more may be accessed on school's website at suffolk.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Suffolk University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Suffolk University is around 7,900 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 17% enrolling as graduate students and 69% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $34,000-$41,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $830 to $990 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$16,464|
|Receiving Student Loans||59%||$9,096|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Suffolk University may offer services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Suffolk University has an overall graduation rate which is around 55%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||41%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||12%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Law Program
- Medical Dosimetry Program
- Radiation Therapist Program
Suffolk University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Great Northeast Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Great Northeast Athletic Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Suffolk University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Suffolk University.
- University of Massachusetts - Boston in Boston, MA (4 miles away)
- Salem State College in Salem, MA (13 miles away)
- Framingham State College in Framingham, MA (20 miles away)
- University of Massachusetts - Lowell in Lowell, MA (24 miles away)
- Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA (26 miles away)
See a list of all the colleges and universities by clicking on one of the links below:
- Review a complete list of all the Massachusetts colleges
- Browse our list of private colleges in Massachusetts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Suffolk University for official up-to-date information.