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Suffolk University

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university located in Boston. Founded in 1906, the University offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in its Law School, College of Arts & Sciences, and Sawyer Business School.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

Pre-Master's Programmes

About

History

Since 1906, Suffolk University has been woven into Boston's thriving urban landscape, offering a truly immersive environment in which to live, learn, and explore. It's the ideal location for Suffolk to provide students with the keys to successful lives and careers: access, opportunity, and experience.

Education

Suffolk University academics span more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of study. With so many paths to explore in Boston and beyond, there’s no limit to where you can go and what you can learn. From traditional classes combined with real-word experiences to internships, research projects, study abroad, and more, Suffolk University academic programs open a world of opportunity through educational excellence.

Career

You have big aspirations—we’re here to help make them real. The Career Development Center (CDC) teaches you the skills and resources required to take your ambitions beyond graduation day into the working world.

Whether it’s polishing your resume, finding an internship, preparing for an interview, or negotiating your salary—the CDC can help you take the next step in your career. Our staff are dedicated to helping all undergraduate and graduate students make their way into a fulfilling and successful professional future.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

Suffolk’s International Student Services Office (ISSO) is the main resource for our international community. The ISSO serves as a key resource to the Suffolk community in the following areas:

  • Advising international students, scholars, and departments on immigration procedures and issues 
  • Assisting students and departments with integration and cross-cultural communication 
  • Developing and sponsoring programs for international students on topics including immigration, adjustment to American society and culture, academic matters, and university resources
  • Working with departments on inviting and hiring international scholars

Housing services

Suffolk University Housing options range from traditional dorms to suites to apartments. We can help with all aspects of off-campus living, including finding roommates, signing a lease and keeping up with campus life.

Library services

  • John Joseph Moakley Law Library
  • Mildred F. Sawyer Library (also serving Madrid)
  • New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University Library

ICT services

Information Technology Services (ITS) is a growing community of IT professionals located throughout Suffolk University working together to support students, faculty, and staff with a broad array of information and communications services, tools and training.

Medical services

The Counseling, Health & Wellness Center is a welcoming and safe place for all Suffolk University students. No matter your background, identity, status, how you worship, or who you love, we are here for you with counseling and medical services as well as wellness education programs.

Student Life

Campus life

From its founding in 1906 to the present day, Suffolk University has grown to be an integral part of the city of Boston, woven into the fabric of the city, its people, and its institutions.

When you step out of one of our buildings—one of the many benefits of going to school in downtown Boston—you're stepping into the vibrant heart of the city, with all of the action and opportunity that comes with it. From the global firms of the Financial District to the halls of the State House on Beacon Hill, you'll find internships, career paths, and professional connections waiting for you.

Sports facilities

  • Michael & Larry Smith Fitness Center
  • Varsity Weight Room
  • Larry E. Smith & Michael S. Smith Court (Men's & Women's Basketball, Volleyball)
  • East Boston Memorial Park (Baseball, Men's & Women's Soccer, Softball)
  • Emmons Horrigan O'Neil Rink Charlestown DCR (Men's Hockey)
  • Louis E. Porrazzo Memorial Skating Rink (Women's Hockey)

Student clubs

There are more than 80 student clubs and organizations at Suffolk University.

  • African Student Association (ASA)
  • Alpha Sigma Alpha (ASA)
  • Armenian Students' Association (ASA)
  • Asian American Association (AAA)
  • Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)
  • Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta)
  • Black Student Union (BSU)
  • Boardgame Club
  • Caribbean Students Network (CSN)
  • Cheerleading Club (SUCC)
  • Chess Club
  • Chinese Students and Scholar Association (CSSA)
  • Dodgeball Club (SUDB)
  • Drone Club
  • Esports Division (eSports)
  • Fashion (SU Fashion)
  • Forensic Science Society (SUFSS)
  • Her Campus (HC)
  • Japanese Student Association (JSA)
  • Mexican Student Association (MSA)
  • Photography Club
  • Pro-Choice
  • Queer Student Union (QSU)
  • Women's Advocacy (WAC)
  • Women's Club Lacrosse (SUWCL)
  • Women in Government (WIG)

Accreditation

Accrediting Commissions and Agencies

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - AACSB International
  • AACSB for Accounting and Taxation
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association approved paralegal education program
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • Comunidad de Madrid - Suffolk University Madrid Campus Accreditation
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.
  • Foundation for Interior Design Accreditation
  • International Association of Counseling Centers

Student Reviews

International students are welcome
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very comfortable for international students

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