Suffolk University: Statistics

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#876 of 14,131 In the World
#275 of 2,597 In North America
#244 of 2,496 In the United States
#15 of 88 In Massachusetts
#5 of 24 In Boston
#162 of 1,023 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
Top50% For 71 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1107
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$34,561 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
4,397
Graduates
2,433
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.suffolk.edu

Suffolk University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 86% 84% 87%
Applicants 7,686 3,013 4,673
Admissions 6,602 2,530 4,072
Freshmen enrolled full time 883 334 549
Freshmen enrolled part time 7 5 2

2,579 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

139 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
768 or 86%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1203
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Suffolk University are 1010-1203 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
90 or 10%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Suffolk University are 21-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3669 (54%)
Nonresident Alien 1036 (15%)
Hispanic 826 (12%)
Asian 496 (7%)
Black or African American 422 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 215 (3%)
Two or more races 154 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$34,561/year
Average aid awarded
$23,424
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $28,457
$30-48K $29,224
$48-75K $29,611
$75-110K $28,727
$110K+ $34,508

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $41,242$39,914
Tuition in-state $41,242$39,914
Tuition out-of-state $41,242$39,914
Fee in-district $406$324
Fee in-state $406$324
Fee out-of-state $406$324

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,545
Combined charge for room and board $17,462
Room charge $14,000
Meal charge $3,462

Suffolk University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Law 322
Business Administration and Management, General 100 97
Finance, General 142
Accounting 54 69
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 119
Management Science 66
Psychology, General 65
Political Science and Government, General 56 9
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 60 2
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 48
Sociology, General 47 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 47
Information Science & Studies 45
Legal Studies 42
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 42
Journalism 34
Public Administration 34
Business & Managerial Economics 16 13
Business Statistics 28
Marketing, Other 12 13
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 23
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other 22
Taxation 22
Advertising 21
Computer Science 21
Interior Design 18
Graphic Design 11 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 17
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 16
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 16
Criminal Justice & Police Science 15
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 15
Clinical Psychology 3 11
Public Relations & Image Management 13
Radio and Television 12
History, General 11
Economics, General 11
Interior Architecture 11
Radiation Biology & Radiobiology 10
Financial Planning and Services 9
International and Intercultural Communication 8
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 7
International Relations and Affairs 6
Environmental Science 6
Fine & Studio Arts, General 5
International Policy Analysis 5
Ethics 4
Physics, General 3
Biochemistry 3
Environmental Studies 3
Philosophy 3
Business & Commerce, General 3
International Economics 3
Organizational Behavior Studies 3
American & U.S. Law & Legal Studies & Jurisprudence 3
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Chemistry, General 2
Social Sciences, General 2
Management Information Systems, General 2
Engineering, Other 2
General Studies 1
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 1
Physical Sciences, Other 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 1
International Business & Trade & Commerce 1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 1
Asian Studies & Civilization 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Grand Total 2 1,129 514 336
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 59% 62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 62%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,927
Citations
232,726

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
2,815 / 64,001
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,222 / 46,996
Business
1,300 / 44,234
Biology
1,157 / 48,770
Environmental Science
1,070 / 57,591
Psychology
956 / 37,336
Engineering
931 / 25,572
Computer Science
758 / 23,507
Economics
649 / 14,659
Political Science
602 / 4,613
Surgery
489 / 12,391
Chemistry
460 / 13,176
Law
458 / 1,470
Physics
449 / 10,481
Sociology
412 / 13,184
Health Science
392 / 9,487
Mathematics
368 / 11,201
Demography
324 / 14,252
Art & Design
296 / 3,077
Communications and Public Relations
281 / 10,336
Ecology
259 / 20,171
Materials Science
254 / 6,810
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
241 / 16,284
Social Psychology
227 / 11,189
Agricultural Science
225 / 11,103
Investment Banking and Stock trading
204 / 6,006
Geography and Cartography
199 / 8,810
Clinical Psychology
199 / 8,708
Healthcare Management (MHA)
195 / 2,219
Family medicine
185 / 2,447
Finance
179 / 6,712
Psychiatry
174 / 6,216
Nursing
171 / 1,857
Marketing
153 / 9,501
Child Psychology
153 / 6,530
Physical Therapy
150 / 3,638
Critical Care Nursing
144 / 3,385
Anesthesiology
142 / 3,550
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
136 / 2,261
Public Policy / Administration
134 / 1,511

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 124 1173
1992 112 1259
1993 123 1393
1994 148 1507
1995 132 1755
1996 154 1782
1997 256 2175
1998 216 2532
1999 200 2856
2000 156 3206
2001 169 3509
2002 175 3838
2003 191 4775
2004 230 5197
2005 260 6245
2006 268 6928
2007 420 7929
2008 359 9003
2009 433 10729
2010 470 12208
2011 429 12569
2012 406 14064
2013 408 15189
2014 399 16877
2015 384 16462
2016 369 16038
2017 383 16324
2018 412 15598
2019 469 17349
2020 560 20511
2021 552 22741

Suffolk University alumni

  1. Jenna Marbles

    Jenna Marbles
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in Suffolk University
    Studied psychology
    Occupations
    YouTuberpodcastertelevision producer
    Biography

    Jenna Nicole Mourey, better known by her pseudonym Jenna Marbles, is an American former YouTuber. Over the span of ten years, her YouTube channel has accumulated approximately 1.7 billion video views and over 19 million subscribers.

  2. Paul Benedict

    Paul Benedict
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-2008 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actortheatrical director
    Biography

    Paul Benedict was an American actor who made numerous appearances in television and films, beginning in 1965. He was known for his roles as The Number Painter on the PBS children's show Sesame Street and as the English neighbor Harry Bentley on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons.

  3. Frank Caprio

    Frank Caprio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    lawyerteacherjudgetelevision presenter
    Biography

    Francesco "Frank" Caprio is an American jurist, politician, and currently serving as the chief municipal judge in Providence, Rhode Island and the former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Governors. His judicial work is televised on the television program Caught in Providence. He also has made appearances in the series Parking Wars dealing with several cases of traffic violations in his courtroom.

  4. Nick Buoniconti

    Nick Buoniconti
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-2019 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti was an American professional football player who was a middle linebacker in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). He played for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins, winning two Super Bowls with the Dolphins. Buoniconti was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

General info

Alternative names SU
Founded 1906
Motto Honestas et Diligentia
Honesty and Diligence
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (July-August)
Total FTE staff 1,060
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 73 Tremont St.
Boston, Massachusetts, 02108-3901
United States
City population 693,000
Phone 6175738754
Fax +1 (617) 557 1574

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