Suffolk University, settled in vibrant and diverse Boston, makes the city of opportunity its classroom. Internships with major US and global organizations are around the corner from your dorm room, and you just might find yourself networking with future mentors while standing in line for your morning coffee. With an emphasis on student-centric and experiential learning, international students like you can dive into fieldwork and research opportunities early on in your studies. Historic Beacon Hill blends in with the surrounding downtown area, which means your academic program is tied to your professional pursuits. Launch your international education with a degree program that sets you up for career success.
Top reasons to study here
- #181 in National Universities (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
- 7,560 students with 1,431 international students from 100+ countries .
- Over 90% of Suffolk graduates are working or in graduate school within one year of graduation.
- #1 City for Entrepreneurial Growth and Innovation (US Chamber of Commerce 2018).
Suffolk University programs
about Suffolk University
As a prestigious private institution, Suffolk University offers the resources of a major college while providing small class sizes for a personalized educational experience.
- Founded in 1906
- Total number of students: 7,560
- Number of international students: 1,700
- Nationalities represented: 108
Whether you’re eligible to apply for direct entry or require some additional preparation before your degree, we offer several routes to admission. With more than 60 areas of study to choose from, our students find subjects they are passionate about, and that lead to rich career opportunities.
- Public Affairs
- Clinical Psychology
- Legal Writing
With over 80 student clubs and organizations, 13 NCAA Division III Athletic Teams, and more than a dozen cultural-affinity groups on campus, students will have plenty of ways to get involved. Around the city, students have access to some of the nation’s best restaurants, museums, historical sites, internship opportunities, and Fortune 500 companies.
Suffolk offers several options for accommodation. If you want to live on campus in central Boston, our Beacon Hill residence halls are a great choice—and close to classes.
Student residences at Suffolk
- Convenient location.
- Supportive and involved live-in staff
- Securely locked doors on the exterior and interior of the buildings.
- Rooms are wired for satellite TV and the internet.
- Student kitchens, laundry facilities, study rooms, and lounges.
- Alcohol-, drug- and smoke-free buildings.
On-campus residence halls
- Twin bed and mattress
- Desk and chair
- Wired for local phone service, satellite television, and internet services
- Bed linens and towels
Off-campus apartment option
- Twin bed and mattress.
- Bed linens, including sheet set, pillow, and comforter.
- Bath towels, including a large towel, a hand towel, and a washcloth.
- Desk, desk chair, closet, blinds.
Suffolk University – Key rankings
- Only law school nationally ranked in all four legal skills areas.
- 5th largest percentage of international students among US institutions (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
- #1 City for Entreprenurial Growth and Innovation (Recognized by US Chamber of Commerce).
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