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Suffolk University

Boston, MA

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Suffolk University, located in Boston, Mass., is a private institution founded in 1906. Situated in the historic neighborhood of Beacon Hill, Suffolk is now the third largest university in Boston. The academic programs allow students to pursue their interests while learning in a personal, hands-on environment. The unique downtown location affords many opportunities for internships and co-ops.

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Quick Facts

8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

2013-2014 Tuition

$31,716 Tuition and Fees


5770 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female


February 1 application deadline
78.4% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1906

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, diploma, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Communications Technology/Technician, Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician, Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Education, General, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Biomedical Technology/Technician, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Pre-Law Studies, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biomedical Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Radiation Biology/Radiobiology, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Environmental Biology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy Analysis, General, Social Sciences, General, Criminology, Economics, General, International Economics, International Relations and Affairs, American Government and Politics (United States), Sociology, French Studies, German Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Acting, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Organizational Communication, General, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising, Political Communication

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,770
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,361
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 285
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%
Percent of international undergraduates: 17%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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