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Suffolk University
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  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

Suffolk University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
65%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$14,000 / year
Poll
70%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 53 responses
Poll
54%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 95 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$3,462 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 83 responses
  • Salads at 73 Tremont
    39%
  • Sandwiches at 73 Tremont
    30%
  • Sandwich at Miller or Muffin at Sawyer
    10%
  • Donahue Cafe's mozzarella sticks
    7%
  • 150 Tremont
    6%
  • Smoothies at somerset
    4%
  • $1 Pizza at Donahue Cafe
    2%
38%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 58 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 56 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    29%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    50%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    14%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    7%

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Safety

Safety
grade B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
76%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 62 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 46 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    37%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    54%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    4%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    4%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 59 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    49%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    46%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    2%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 86 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    8%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    55%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    34%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
No data available  
Music
No data available  
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 37 responses
  • Temple Street Fair
    49%
  • Fall Fest
    19%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Winter Involvement Fair
    14%
  • Stress Relief Events
    3%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 58 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    7%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    16%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    22%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    21%
  • Parties? What parties?
    34%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 36 responses
  • OTHER SCHOOLS OR CLUBBING !
    47%
  • Suffolk University does not have parties. AT ALL!
    22%
  • Halloweekend
    11%
  • Frat parties
    8%
  • None
    8%
  • Halloween
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
65%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 72 responses

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