Suffolk University

Suffolk University Ranking

country rank: 330
world rank: 909

University Overview

Suffolk University ranking, established in 1906, is a non-profit private higher education college based in the urban environment of Boston, Massachusetts (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). There are also branch campuses for this institution in the following cities: Franklin, Cape Cod. Suffolk University (SU) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission of Higher Education. In a variety of fields of research, Suffolk University (SU) provides courses and programs leading to formally recognised higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. credentials, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 114-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, rendering it a least selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. SU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning tools, as well as administrative services to students.

Suffolk University Ranking

University Identity

Name Suffolk University
Acronym SU
Founded 1906
Motto Honestas et Diligentia Honesty and Diligence

University Location

Address 8 Ashburton Place Boston 02108-2770 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (617) 573 8000
Fax +1 (617) 557 1574
Other locations Cape Cod, Franklin

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 8 Ashburton Place Boston 02108-2770 (617) 573 8460 800 678 3365

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Suffolk University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 210,170 physical volumes, 123,561 physical media, 1,975 digital/electronic medium and 253 licensed digital/electronic databases. Suffolk University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes Suffolk University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,653 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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