Suffolk University Demographics & DiversityBoston, Massachusetts
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Suffolk University are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at Suffolk University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Suffolk University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Suffolk University serves a low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$76,214 per year
31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||6.6%|
|Part time Undergrads||4.6%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168005 IPEDS survey data for Suffolk University.