Suffolk University Business Programs
Suffolk University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Boston, Massachusetts. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
Suffolk University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Suffolk.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Suffolk has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Business/Managerial Economics Master’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#7||Best Other Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#39||Best Entrepreneurship Schools||College Factual|
|#47||Best Entrepreneurial Studies Schools||College Factual|
|#124||Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Course Advisor|
|#216||Best Accounting Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Suffolk University?
Contact details for Suffolk are given below.
|Address:||73 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108-3901|
How Do I Get Into Suffolk?
You can apply to Suffolk online at: https://uga.suffolk.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Suffolk
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Suffolk?
Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to Suffolk submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 613. Math scores were between 500 and 590.
Can I Afford Suffolk University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Suffolk, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $9,420 a year. That adds up to $37,680 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Suffolk is 4.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Suffolk University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,433 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,179 full-time undergraduates at Suffolk, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Suffolk University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||230|
|Hispanic or Latino||594|
Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Suffolk University. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 112 countries are represented at Suffolk. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Suffolk University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Suffolk has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 13th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Suffolk
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Suffolk University was $33,934 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Suffolk is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication||#6||#6|
|Supply Chain Management||#21||#21|
|Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods||#23||#23|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#33||#33|
|Organizational Behavior Studies||#36||#36|
|General Management Information Systems||#59||#59|
|Management Information Systems||#65||#65|
|Finance & Financial Management||#69||#69|
Online Growth Rankings of Suffolk
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Suffolk University was 22.0%. This is the #898 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Suffolk regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Suffolk ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Suffolk.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Suffolk University Business Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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