Suffolk University

Suffolk University is a private university in Boston, Massachusetts and dates back to 1906 and the creation of Archer’s Evening Law School. In 1937 it merged with the Suffolk College of Arts and Sciences and the Sawyer Business School to form Suffolk University. Its main campus is in downtown Boston on the edge of the historic Beacon Hill neighbourhood and it has another campus in Madrid, Spain.

Around 6,500 students attend Suffolk University each year including over 800 international students. In recent years it has been named one of the Best National Universities by US News & World Report’s Best Colleges lists as well as one of the best law schools. The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review have both also recognised it as one of the top US colleges.

What is the Suffolk University acceptance rate for International Students?

The Suffolk University acceptance rate is 86%.

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Student Support

Suffolk University has support available through its health and wellness center, including counseling. Suffolk CARES assists students in finding the best resources for their individual needs and with students, their families and staff to provide support for them.

Student Life

There’s more than 80 student clubs and organisations at Suffolk University, from honor societies to Greek life to sports and theatrical groups. There’s also a wide array of men’s and women’s sporting teams as part of the ‘Ram Nation’.


Being based in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University’s main campus is on the doorstep of the Financial District, the State House, Chinatown and the Theatre District. This makes it convenient for both cultural delights and access to internships at major multinational businesses.


Boston was previously voted as the best city in the US to find a job. The career-focused degree programs offered by the University incorporate experiential learning and appeal to future employers. Students are encouraged to attend internships and community service projects to bolster their employability. The career services office helps students to find employment by offering job search strategies, CV and cover letter help, career counseling, and other avenues of support. 90% of graduates are employed or enrolled in further education within six months of graduation.


The Suffolk University acceptance rate is 86%.

Approximately 62% of those accepted to study at Suffolk University are women.

The student-to-faculty ratio at Suffolk University is approximately 14:1.

Radiobiology is the highest-ranked major at Suffolk University.

The Suffolk University is ranked 372nd in the Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings.

The Suffolk University employability rate is 90%.


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