Suffolk University Graduate Schools

Suffolk University (referred to as Suffolk) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Suffolk University is $39,813 in average. The school has 2,420 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,647 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Suffolk University (referred to as Suffolk) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1952 - Current).
Suffolk Directory Information
School NameSuffolk University (Suffolk)
Address73 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02108-3901
Phone617-573-8754
Webhttps://www.suffolk.edu
Online Applicationhttps://uga.suffolk.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.suffolk.edu/student-financial-services
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Suffolk University is $39,813 in average. The school has 2,420 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,647 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 164 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$39,813
Student Population2,420
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs164 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Suffolk University is $39,813 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,468.
Suffolk University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Suffolk University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Suffolk University is $39,813. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -1.06% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$34,950$52
2018-2019$36,454$54
2019-2020$39,267$210
2020-2021$39,914$324
2021-2022$39,450$363
The graduate school tuition & fees of Suffolk is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,617 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Suffolk University$39,813
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,568$27,569
Public$13,975$19,554
Private$29,617
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $21,496 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Suffolk University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.19% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $23,279. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.07% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,046$2,524$15,023$3,074
2018-2019$15,582$2,523$18,003$3,073
2019-2020$17,462$2,450$19,585$3,000
2020-2021$17,462$2,450$19,585$3,000
2021-2022$18,496$2,450$20,279$3,000
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,468 at Suffolk University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.01% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,314
2018-2019$1,324
2019-2020$1,393
2020-2021$1,398
2021-2022$1,468
The law school tuition at Suffolk University is $53,480 for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Suffolk University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Suffolk University
TuitionFees
Law$52,350$1,130

Graduate Programs at Suffolk

Suffolk University offers 67 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 976 students have completed their study at Suffolk University.
Offered Degrees at Suffolk University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree430584
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship502
Doctor's degree - other30349
Post Bachelor's Degree12032
Post Master's Degree409
Total670976
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Suffolk University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other) program with 17 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 131 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 340 completers.
Suffolk University offers 67 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 976 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 584 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 349 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 7 completers-
Interior Architecture7-
Architecture and Related Services (other)0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 11 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Public Relations/Image Management11-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration10-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Ethics0-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Clinical Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 16 completers-
Criminal Justice/Police Science16-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)0-
Human Services [+] 46 completers-
Public Administration37$59,400
International Policy Analysis9-
Social Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Economics0-
Economics (other)0-
International Relations and Affairs1-
Political Science and Government10-
Sociology4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 10 completers-
Interior Design0-
Graphic Design10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management25$66,900
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor22-
Health Services Administration2-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)6-
Business [+] 388 completers-
Business Administration and Management131$74,100
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management5-
Organizational Leadership7-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)3-
Accounting39$63,800
Business/Managerial Economics10-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0$80,900
Organizational Behavior Studies2-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Science65-
Business Statistics36-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)52-
Marketing (other)13-
Taxation25$72,700
Total584
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers$52,900
Law0$52,900
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence0-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Economics1-
Economics (other)0-
Total2
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 340 completers$52,900
Law340$52,900
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Clinical Psychology9-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Economics0-
Total349
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Disability Studies1-
Legal Studies [+] 7 completers-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Data Science, Other1-
Human Services [+] 17 completers-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)17-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist0-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1-
Organizational Leadership1-
Accounting2-
Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration1-
Taxation0-
Total32
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology (other)1-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions (other)1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management7-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at Suffolk

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,420 students enrolled into Suffolk University graduate schools where it has total 6,647 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,345 full-time and 1,075 part-time graduate students. By gender, 899 male and 1,521 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4208991,521
Full-time1,345472873
Part-tme1,075427648
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,518 White (62.73%), 162 Black/African American (6.69%), 184 Hispanic (7.60%), 176 Asian (7.27%), and 380 students with other races. 259 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4208991,521
American Indian/Native American321
Asian17660116
Black/African American16249113
Hispanic18463121
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,518570948
Two More511833
Un-Known673433
Non-resident Alien259103156
Suffolk University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 261 graduate students (10.79% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,206 graduate students (49.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,420
Enrolled Online Exclusively261
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,206
Not in Online Courses953
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Suffolk University. 910 students are aged 20 to 24 (37.60% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.04%), 46 students are aged above 50 (1.90%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Suffolk University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4208991,521
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2135728
Age 22-24875290585
Age 25-29912348564
Age 30-34300130170
Age 35-391386573
Age 40-491124072
Age 50-64441826
Over 64202
Age Un-Known110

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