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Suffolk University

Boston, MA
#60

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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

2014-2015 Tuition

$32,660 Tuition and Fees

Students

5779 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female

Admission

February 15 application deadline
82.5% accepted

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Summary


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

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Radiation Biology/Radiobiology, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, French Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Theatre Literature, History and Criticism, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Taxation, History, 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: 5,779
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,321
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 306
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%

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)

Activities

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

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 8 4 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 8 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.