Suffolk University Law School

Suffolk University Law School is a Private, 4 years school in Boston, MA. Total 1,247 students are attending the law school and 436 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 154 and the average GPA is 3.48. The law school tuition & fees at Suffolk University Law School is $55,184.

  • LSAT Average: 154
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $55,184
  • Acceptance Rate: 56.42%
  • Student Population: 1,247
  • First-Year Student: 436

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Suffolk University Law School is $55,184 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.19% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $24,125 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Massachusetts is $49,274 for Massachusetts residents and $49,831 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Suffolk University Law School is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Massachusetts law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Suffolk University Law School tuition & fees and compare it to the Massachusetts law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Suffolk University Law School$52,156$53,480$55,184
Massachusetts Law Schools$49,831$49,831-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 154 and the average GPA is 3.48 at Suffolk University Law School.
The LSAT score of Suffolk University Law School is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Suffolk University Law School is lower than the average LSAT score of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile150149156155
50th percentile154152160158
75th percentile158157163161
GPA distribution
Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.263.213.323.27
50th percentile3.483.473.583.54
75th percentile3.683.753.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,602 students have applied to Suffolk University Law School. Among them, 1,468 students have accepted to admit and 436 have enrolled into Suffolk University Law SchoolThe acceptance rate is 56.42% and the yield is 30%.
The acceptance rate of Suffolk University Law School is higher than the acceptance rate of Massachusetts law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Suffolk University Law School.
Admission Statistics
Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,60235,806475,703
Admitted1,4689,108135,643
Enrolled4362,32440,338
Acceptance Rate56.42%39.70%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)29.70%27.55%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,247 students enrolled to Suffolk University Law School. Among them 1,176 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 71 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 436 students newly joined to to Suffolk University Law School. By gender, there are 153 men , 296 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Suffolk University Law School. By attending status, 372 students enrolled as full-time and 80 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,1151,247
JD Enrollment1,0681,176
Non-JD Enrollment4771
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total36428383 43636980
Men17012841 17312330
Women19715542 29624650
Other202 330

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 78.85% where 260 students took the exam and 205 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Massachusetts law schools (83.88%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates303306
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total281260
New Graduates264244
Prior Year Graduates1611
Early Takers15
No Exam Takers2712
Exam Passer187205
Exam Pass Rate66.55%78.85%
Massachusetts Pass Rate80.23%83.88%

Law Schools in Massachusetts

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