Suffolk UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Boston, MA

This school is more affordable than other schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$40,104

Avg tuition

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About Suffolk University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Suffolk University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,169, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. The university offers 80 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $40,104.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

84% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1020-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 21-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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7k

Students Enrolled

13%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

52%

Non-U.S. Citizen

18%

Hispanic

12%

Asian

7%

Black

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

29% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

29%

State Grant Aid

20%

Institution Grant Aid

94%

Pell Grant

29%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,792
State Grant Aid $2,433
Institution Grant Aid $20,112
Pell Grant Aid $4,899

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.