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Suffolk, founded in 1906, is a private, comprehensive university. Its two-acre urban campus is located in the Beacon Hill section of Boston.

Website: www.suffolk.edu

Private
Co-ed
4,983
Undergraduate
Students
(56.4%) 2,810 Women
(43.6%) 2,173 Men
2,305
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 8,362 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.31
SAT Math
555 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
564 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,025
Tuition and Fees
$41,908
Room and Board
$18,134
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$30,292
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$28,582
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
382
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Boston Population
625,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston, MA
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Ram
Sororities
1.8% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.3% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
16.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.3% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students
19.4% from 100 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
42.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
45%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.2%
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