Suffolk University

Address:
8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108-2770
Phone:
617-573-8000
Website:
http://www.suffolk.edu
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About Suffolk University

Suffolk University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,678
 Graduate3,470
 Total9,148
GenderFemale56%
 Male44%
Student Age% Under 2569%
 % 25 and Over31%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time75%
 % Part-time25%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.7%
 % Black3.9%
 % Asian6.3%
 % Latino5.4%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown17.7%
 % International student10%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal9,145
 % Admitted84%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled17%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT92%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Writing450 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800570 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3624 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$28,526
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$28,526
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid74%
 % Undergraduates with Loans63%
 % Undergraduates with Grants61%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$14,904
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$15,508
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,450
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,000
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,800

Neighborhood Data for the Boston Area

Median Age30.8
Median Household Income$51,739
Total Population609,942
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3949.4%50.6%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.6%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino17.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$14,904
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$15,508
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,107
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50025.7%24.9%10.0%
 $500 to $7499.7%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.6%10.6%8.6%
 Over $100047.9%58.3%70.4%
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