Undergraduate – Boston Campus

Tuition, Residence Halls & Meal Plans: Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

Cost of Suffolk 2020-2021

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

Bachelor's Degree Programs

The rate below is for undergraduate students at the Boston campus:

Undergraduate Full time per semester Per Credit
Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $20,621 $1,213

Summer 2020 rates are charged the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 per credit rate.

Summer 2021 rates are charged the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 per credit rate.

Note: for tuition rates in prior years, please contact the Bursar's Office.

Certificate Programs Full time per semester Per credit
Paralegal Studies - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $20,621 $1,213
Post Baccalaureate Certificate - Radiation Therapy; Medical Dosimetry - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $13,719 $807
NESAD Certificate - $686
NESAD Continuing Education - $593
Financial Planning $1,168 (per course)  

Room and meal plan charges are not subject to the Suffolk University refund policy. Once the student signs the housing license agreement, the student is responsible for paying all room and board charges for the term of the agreement. Students should review the housing license agreement for exceptions to this policy. 

Room Type Per Semester
Single Bedroom with kitchen $7,910
Double bedroom with kitchen $7,595
Triple bedroom with kitchen $7,280
Studio Double with kitchen $7,595
Studio Triple/Duplex Triple with kitchen $7,280
Duplex Quad with kitchen $6,970
Single Bedroom $7,595
Double Bedroom $7,280
Triple Bedroom $6,970
Quad Bedroom $6,660

All students living on campus are required to participate in a declining balance meal plan. Room and meal plan charges are not subject to the Suffolk University refund policy.

Plan Type Charge per semester
A $1,787
B $1,603
C $1,429

Please note: All charges shown are per semester. Meal plan C is the standard meal plan charged to all students living on campus.

Mandatory Fees

Fee Charge per semester
Student Activity Fee Full-time $93
Student Activity Fee Part-time $46
University Technology Fee Full-time $110
University Technology Fee Part-time $55

Orientation Fees – charged first semester

Orientation Fee - Freshman $260
Orientation Fee - Transfer $110

Course Fees

Lab fee - courses with L or F in the course number $75
Equipment fee - courses with F in the course number $75
Photojournalism fee - courses with L in the course number $75
NESAD studio fee - courses with S in the course number $200
Math review fee $250

Miscellaneous Fees

Late Payment fee $70
Returned item fee $25
Travel Assistance Plan (Short Term) $160
Travel Assistance Plan (Semester) $200


Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.