At Suffolk University, our mission is one of forward momentum. We shape students who want to be agents of change in a swiftly changing world.

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You’ll need the power to innovate and adapt to meet the challenges of any given moment. And we have a long history of instilling both in those who earn their higher education with us. 

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Our commitment to nurturing our students' academic, professional, and personal journeys guides everything we do—and everything you can do here. The Suffolk experience will prepare you for success—however you define it. What you learn in our classrooms and through our connections to the wider world will provide you with the invaluable education we’ve offered for more than a century. 

Live Your Major

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Experiential learning is crucial to your interpersonal skills development and a cornerstone of a Suffolk education. Our faculty members enrich today’s learning environment with these essential opportunities. 

Become Your Best Self in Boston

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Boston is our home and our launch point. Our partnerships around the city mean internships, service learning opportunities, and project-based curricula for you—not to mention arts, culture, history, and more.

Explore an Entire World of Possibilities 

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The workforce needs culturally competent thinkers who understand problems on a global scale. Now that the world has reopened, it’s time to for your education to really take flight. We’re excited to offer global study opportunities that are equally safe and exhilarating, all in accordance with the latest public health guidelines. Plus, our faculty and staff are working with partners around the world to bring their vital perspectives to class discussions from any time zone. 

Change the Workforce 

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Our Center for Career Equity, Development & Success is newly expanded and reimagined—and fully invested in you. This center’s team of experts will help you connect the dots between your major and a career that matters, while showing you how you can thrive in and contribute to the more just workplace of tomorrow.  

Lead the Way

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The Suffolk experience encompasses every transformative opportunity you’ll live along the way. These opportunities will fuel your growth as a scholar, a professional, and a well-rounded individual. And our supportive and welcoming community will be there every step of the way to help you bring your potential to life.

Suffolk students aspire to inspire. They don’t have time for the status quo. They’re too busy changing perceptions, pushing for progress, and raising the bar. They are engaged in their education, while also actively building careers they’re passionate about and serving as a driving force for good. They have the confidence to learn from the past while looking ahead. And you will, too.

What comes next is ours for the making.

The Suffolk Experience

Launch Point: Boston

Suffolk student using a virtual reality headset. 

Suffolk Experience

Experiential education and transformative experiences are only the beginning of your journey at Suffolk University.

Suffolk student Karine Kanj poses for a portrait on Boston Common in autumn. 

Suffolk Story

Our students and alumni look back proudly at what they've accomplished on campus and beyond, and are ready for what's next.

The Boston skyline as seen from the Longfellow Bridge. 

Our Campus

The hustle and bustle, the sights and sounds, the city of Boston right at your doorstep as a Suffolk student.

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Ours For The Making


00:06 We are a generation of purpose.

00:09 A powerful force for change.

00:11 Aspiring to inspire, to build, to lead.

00:15 We are Suffolk University.

00:18 Forget following the lead

00:20 At Suffolk, we choose our own direction -

00:23 A path to success as original as we are

00:26 Driven by experiences, geared toward our goals.

00:31 And here - in the heart of Boston

00:33 Where global perspectives meet the energy of the city

00:37 We beat a new rhythm for change.

00:40 On a downtown campus, real life becomes

00:43 our blueprint, our canvas and our platform

00:47 for launching into our future.

00:49 We work hard to make a difference.

00:51 And our differences are what make us strong.

00:54 At Suffolk, diversity has always been

00:56 the essence of our strength.

00:59 And our dedication to giving back to the broader community - our heart.

01:04 In this moment

01:06 when change is needed more than ever

01:09 We. Take. Action.

01:11 That’s who we are - and who we’ve always been.

01:15 So we’re using this time to build a better future

01:18 To reimagine the classroom - the world - and ourselves.

01:23 We need students who can roll up their sleeves

01:25 And Get. Things. Done.

01:28 We are Suffolk University.

01:30 We’re ready for this - because we’re built for this.

01:35 What comes next is theirs - hers - his - yours - ours for the making.

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