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Suffolk University

Boston, Massachusetts
Sargent Hall credit: Swampyank at English Wikipedia
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
4,906 Undergraduates
84% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Suffolk University
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, Massachusetts
02108-2770
(617) 573-8000
www.suffolk.edu

Suffolk University, a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the top 180 institutions of higher education in the United States. Gleason Archer, Sr., a Boston-based lawyer, founded the college in 1906 as a law school. In 1937, its name was officially changed to Suffolk University. Today, it’s located in the urban setting of Boston, and includes the law school, a business school and a college of arts and sciences. The school’s motto is “Honestas et Diligentia” or “Honesty and Diligence.” Notable alumni include Former President of Suffolk University David Sargent, President of the University of Massachusetts Marty Meehan, Former U.S. Representative John F. Tierney, President of Bryant University Ronald Machtley, YouTuber Jenna Marbles, politician Joe Moakley, Former Secretary of State of New Jersey Nina Mitchell Wells, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin and Justice Maureen McKenna Goldberg. The school’s colors are blue and gold, its mascot is Rammy the Ram and its teams are nicknamed the Rams. Its sports affiliations are NCAA Division III, Great Northeast Athletic Conference and Eastern College Athletic Conference. Varsity sports offered by Suffolk University include men’s soccer, cross country, basketball, baseball and tennis, and women’s soccer, volleyball, tennis, softball and basketball.

Location

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles with an estimated population of 685,094 in 2017, making it also the most populous city in the New England region. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
45%

Men

55%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

52%

Live On Campus

294

New Transfer Students

Admissions
84%

Acceptance Rate

16%

Enrollment Yield

910-1120

SAT Range

8,481

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$30,498

Typical Cost

$37,270

Average Tuition

93%

Recieve Financial Aid

96%

Have Loans

$21,500

Median Debt

Academics
13.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

Social
YouTube