Suffolk University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Suffolk University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 9,020 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1906 and is one of the 32 schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
138
1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Suffolk University.

Suffolk University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 138 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Management, Accounting and Finance, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The rate of student retention at Suffolk University is fair at 76% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Suffolk University is below average: 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Suffolk University is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,900
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $30,700 a year. The additional fees at Suffolk University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $200, which comes to $30,900 per year.

Read the details about Suffolk University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
As reported in recent government data, 9,418 applications were submitted and 7,380 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Suffolk University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$12,100
Suffolk University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Suffolk University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Suffolk University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is very high -- about $12,100 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Suffolk University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Suffolk University Location and Maps



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