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#24 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Suffolk University

Boston, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
7,186
Suffolk University overview
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Online suffolk.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Suffolk University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Suffolk University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,194 prospective students applied, and 6,853 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,085 enrolled in the school.  5,975 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,211 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $39,814 plus fees of $290. Suffolk University is ranked 579 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Suffolk University is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Suffolk University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 1020/1210
ACT 21/26
Applications Accepted
83.6% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$39,814
Costs for Suffolk University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$290
Room and Board $17,462
Budget for Other Expenses$2,450
Total One Year Cost$61,216

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Suffolk University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 39%
Social Sciences 16%
Communication 14%
Psychology 7%
Visual and Performing Arts 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168005 IPEDS survey data for Suffolk University.

Current students may use the Suffolk University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.