Suffolk University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Suffolk University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,925 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1906 and is one of the 32 schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
152
Good
Several-month certificate, 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 152 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Accounting and Finance, Management, Business, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at Suffolk University is fair at 74% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Suffolk University is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Suffolk University is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,000
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $33,800 a year. The additional fees at Suffolk University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $200, which comes to $34,000 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 8,492 applications were submitted and 6,995 were accepted; so it is 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
High
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
B-
Dicey
Suffolk University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,400 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 generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Suffolk University Location and Maps



Post Address: Suffolk University, 8 Ashburton Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770, USA
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