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Suffolk University

Boston, MA
University Website: www.suffolk.edu
Apply Online: www.suffolk.edu/admission/undergraduate/208.jsp
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Suffolk University is a private, non-sectarian, university located in Boston, Massachusetts and with 9,192 students (includes all campuses, 8,891 at the Boston location alone), it is the eighth largest university in Metro Boston. It was founded as a law school in 1906 and named after its location in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

The university is co-educational and comprises the Suffolk University Law School, the Suffolk College of Arts and Sciences, the Sawyer Business School, some of its MBA programs now rank among the top 50 business programs in the country, and the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University (NESAD) It has one international campus in Madrid, Spain in addition to the main campus in downtown Boston. Due to its location and well-known law school, many notable scholars, prominent speakers and politicians have passed out from this university. For example, former U.S. president John F. Kennedy, Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist, and former U. S. President George H.W. Bush. all have given speeches at Suffolk after their rise to prominence in their respective professions.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $29,778.00 avg tuition

8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.suffolk.edu/admission/index.h..
Financial Aid:
www.suffolk.edu/admission/undergr..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Suffolk University

Statistics:
Applied 9,137
Admitted 7,217 79%
Enrolled total 1,239
Full Time: 1,231
Part Time 8
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 450 570
SAT Math 460 570
SAT Writing 460 570
ACT Composite 21 25
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 35%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Suffolk University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $29,778.00 $29,778.00 $29,778.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $116.00 $116.00 $116.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $730.00 $730.00 $730.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $28,920.00 $28,920.00 $28,920.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,084.00 $1,084.00 $1,084.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $14,624.00 $15,602.00 $4,834.00
Other Expenses $2,484.00 $3,034.00 $4,834.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 79%
Percent receiving grant aid 75%
Avg amount of grant aid $15,613.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 69%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,007.00

Suffolk University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
French Studies X
German Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biophysics X
Biotechnology X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X X
Finance, General X X
Financial Planning and Services X
Human Resources Development X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Management Information Systems, General X
Management Science X X
Marketing, Other X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Organizational Communication, General X X
Political Communication X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X X
Public Relations/Image Management X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Communications Technology/Technician X
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, General X
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
Engineering, Other X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X X
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health Services Administration X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Public Health, Other X X
HISTORY
American History (United States) X
Asian History X
European History X
History, General X
History, Other X X
Public/Applied History X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other X X
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Critical Incident Response/Special Police Operations X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, Other X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Science, Technology and Society X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Ethics X X
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Chemistry, Other X X
Physical Sciences X
Physical Sciences, Other X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Developmental and Child Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Personality Psychology X
Psychology, General X
School Psychology X
Social Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Administration X X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
American Government and Politics (United States) X
Criminology X
Economics, General X X
Economics, Other X
International Economics X X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Political Science and Government, Other X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Dance, General X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X X
Interior Design X X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X
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