FAQ/Glossary

Find the most commonly requested Suffolk University facts and figures—information about the campus, the student population, or just general queries about the school—below.

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What is Suffolk’s current enrollment?

Suffolk University’s total enrollment for Fall 2018 across all campuses is 7,332.

What is Suffolk’s Fall 2018 enrollment breakdown by ethnicity?

Undergraduate, all campuses:

  • Minority - 1,458 (27% of total undergraduate population)
  • International - 1,084 (22% of total undergraduate population)
  • White - 2,465
  • Unknown - 183

Graduate, all campuses:

  • Minority - 267 (27% of total graduate population)
  • International - 228 (15% of total graduate population)
  • White - 543
  • Unknown - 11

Law:

  • Minority - 197 (18% of total law population)
  • International - 53 (3% of total law population)
  • White - 793
  • Unknown - 50

Total, all campuses:

  • Minority - 1,922 (26% of total student population)
  • International - 1,365 (19% of total student population)
  • White - 3,801
  • Unknown - 244

What is Suffolk’s Fall 2018 enrollment breakdown by gender?

Undergraduate, all campuses:

  • Female - 2,885
  • Male - 2,305

Graduate, all campuses:

  • Female -693
  • Male - 356

Law:

  • Female - 561
  • Male - 532

Total:

  • Female - 4,139
  • Male - 3,193

What is the Retention Rate?

Undergraduate Retention Rate for Fall 16 to Fall 17: 77.0% 

For more information visit our HEOA page.

What is the Graduation Rate?

The six-year graduation rate for first-time, full-time new freshmen (Fall 2011 Cohort): 59.2%

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What is Suffolk’s Tuition?

Tuition and fees:

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How do I request data?

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I am working on a project and will need data from your office, how much advance notice should I give you?

We ask that you give us 7-10 working days to fulfill your request, but would appreciate as much advance notice as you can give us.

I am just looking for basic consumer information.

The About Suffolk webpage is a great place to start.

The schools also have their own webpages.

If you are looking for information related to the Student-Right-to-Know, visit our HEOA page.

Do you still do survey development?

Yes, you can contact Nicole Tennessen for more information on survey development.

Who works in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment?

Please see our Contact Us page for more information.

Where is the office located?

We are located on the 13th floor of 73 Tremont Street on the Boston Campus.

Mailing address: 8 Ashburton Place/Boston, MA 02108

What if I have more questions?

You can email us at OIRA@suffolk.edu.

You can also contact any of us directly.