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Colleges / Suffolk University

Suffolk University

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%

About Suffolk University

Suffolk University is a private university in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. Suffolk University was founded in 1906. The college currently enrolls around 6,790 students per year, including 4,437 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Suffolk University

The acceptance rate at Suffolk University is 87%. In 2022, 9,699 students applied to Suffolk University and 8,416 were admitted.

Suffolk University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 9%
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 9%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21.3%

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Suffolk University is located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, near Boston.

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College Info

8 Ashburton Place Boston, MA 02108-2770

Campus Setting: Urban

Suffolk University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Suffolk University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Suffolk University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Suffolk University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1090 - 1273


Math SAT Range

530 - 630


Reading SAT Range

550 - 670

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1273 and Above


1090 to 1273


1090 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Suffolk University students is 1186. Applicants with SAT scores of 1273 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Suffolk University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1090 to 1273 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1090 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Suffolk University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Suffolk University is like? There are approximately 6,790 students enrolled at Suffolk University, including 4,437 undergraduate students and 2,353 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 64% percent are from MA and 36% percent of students are from other states.


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