From the School

Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives students unparalleled access to this dynamic city and transforms their lives. Suffolk offers more than 70 undergraduate programs and over 50 graduate degree programs, along with our doctoral program in clinical psychology and numerous certificate options. Students in our College of Arts & Sciences, Sawyer Business School, and Law School come to Suffolk to gain the knowledge and hands-on experiential learning they need to become leaders in their chosen fields.

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Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
3,112
58.3% Female
41.7% Male

Institution Overview

School Type
Private not-for-profit (no religious affiliation)

Region
New England CT ME MA NH RI VT

Academic Calendar
Semester

Setting
City: Large

Academics


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Full Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Part Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Total # of Programs
4

Number of Programs Available (in Category Selected Above)
Master's
1

Degrees Offered

Master's
Doctor's (Research)
Doctor's (Professional)
Certificate Offered

Post-master's
Postbaccalaureate

Student Body

Demographics
0.10%
American Indian or Alaska Native
5.98%
Asian
7.58%
Black or African American
7.17%
Hispanic or Latino
60.19%
White
1.38%
Two or more races
6.65%
Unknown
10.96%
Non-resident Alien

Admissions


Application Fee
$50

Admissions Office Web Address
www.suffolk.edu/admission/index.html

Tuition & Aid


Average Tuition
$31,120

Academics: Programs - Overview


Academic
Yes

Occupational
Yes

Continuing Professional
Yes

Recreational or avocational
No

Highest Degree offered
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Distance Learning Options

Grad programs or courses
Yes

Degree Programs Offered (in Category Selected Above)

Master's
1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate
1
Post Master's Certificate
1

Program Area Program Type Program Format
Campus Distance
Political Science and Government, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No

Faculty

TotalInstructional StaffResearchPublic Service
Total 328 328 0 0
With faculty status 328 328 0 0
Tenured 220 220 0 0
On tenure track 53 53 0 0
Not on tenure track 55 55 0 0
Multi-year contract 20 20 0 0
Annual contract 35 35 0 0
Less-than annual contract 0 0 0 0

Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships
Yes

Graduate Assistantship

Teaching
Research

Additional Information


State-Approved Teacher Certification?
No

Medical Degree Offered?
No

Institution Has a Hospital?
No

Overview


Average Tuition
$31,120

Financial aid office web address
www.suffolk.edu/admission/18667.php

Tuition fee varies by residency status
No

Typical Room
$12,142

Typical Board
$3,134

Tuition & Fees
Amount
Full time Average Tuition$31,120
Full time Fees$50
Part time, per credit hour$1,216

Tuition & Fees By Program

ProgramTuitionFees
Law $45,922 $90

Tuition Plan Options


Alternative Tuition Plans Offered
Yes

Tuition Guaranteed Plan
No

Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Tuition Payment Plan
Yes

Other Alternative Tuition Plan
No

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
3,112
58.3% Female
41.7% Male

Post-Bac Race / Ethnicity

Demographics
0.10%
American Indian or Alaska Native
5.98%
Asian
7.58%
Black or African American
7.17%
Hispanic or Latino
60.19%
White
1.38%
Two or more races
6.65%
Unknown
10.96%
Non-resident Alien

Gender
Race / Ethnicity Men Women
Asian 65 121
Black Or African American 88 148
Hispanic Or Latino 79 144
Non-resident Alien 126 215
White 827 1,046
Two Or More Races 17 26
Unknown 95 112

Services offered

Service Offered
Academic Career Counseling ServiceYes
Employment Services For StudentsYes
Placement Services For CompletersYes

Advanced Awards/ Degrees Conferred Statistics

Award: Master's degree
Total
609
40.2% Male
59.8% Female

Award: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Total
16
18.8% Male
81.3% Female

Award: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Total
464
44.0% Male
56.0% Female

Award: Postbaccalaureate certificate
Total
10
40.0% Male
60.0% Female

Award: Post-master's certificate
Total
3

Overview


Library Facilities at Institution
Yes

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes

Services offered

Service Offered
Remedial servicesYes
On-campus day care for student's childrenNo

Admissions Office Contact

Address
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108-2770

Phone
617-573-8000

Fax

Email


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