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Suffolk University
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  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

73 TREMONT ST.
BOSTON, MA 02108
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
From Suffolk University

Suffolk University is a student-centered university. We’re committed to nurturing our students' academic, professional, and personal journeys and preparing them for success -however they define it.

Experiential learning is a cornerstone of a Suffolk education. Thanks to our partnerships with Boston’s top employers, students enjoy internships, service learning opportunities, and project-based curricula. Our downtown location places students at the center of all these possibilities—along with Boston’s famous arts, history, music, food, and sports scenes.

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Suffolk University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 15
Acceptance Rate
86%
SAT Range
1010-1200
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,561 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,424 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 67 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 67 responses

Majors

Transferring to Suffolk University

Our inclusive community celebrates and elevates all students, including the many transfers who join us each year. In fact, 20% of Suffolk students have transferred here from 2-year and 4-year colleges. Whether you're looking for a fresh start, a different perspective, or a new campus jam-packed with opportunity and excitement, we'll help make your transition to Suffolk seamless.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    59%
  • On Campus
    41%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,179 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
218
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Foreign
    42%
  • Hardworking
    42%
  • Diverse
    7%
  • Strange
    4%
  • local
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
63%
Poll
67%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 76 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 90 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Heart of the City
    69%
  • "Oh do you go to the Law School"
    15%
  • Awful
    4%
  • Mediocre education
    4%
  • Respected
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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Rating 3.46 out of 5  1,031 reviews
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