Graduate Cost & Tuition

For graduate students newly admitted to Suffolk University, it's important to understand the cost and tuition for the fall and spring semesters.

Learn about important admission information in addition to the costs outlined below. 

Tuition Rates: Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Sawyer Business School

Full time: 12-15 credits per semester

Sawyer Business School Full time per semester Per credit
MBA; MBA/Health; MBA/Non-profit $21,990 $1,466
Executive MBA - $1,794
MS in Accounting $21,990 $1,466
MS in Business Analytics $21,990 $1,466
MS in Finance $21,990 $1,466
MS in Financial Services and Banking $21,990 $1,466
MS in Taxation $21,990 $1,466
Master of Health Care Administration $17,565 $1,171
Master of Public Administration $17,565 $1,171
Certificate Programs Per credit
Graduate Certificate in Accounting $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance (for previous business majors) $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Finance (non-business majors or general finance interest) $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Financial Services & Banking (for previous business majors) $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Investments (for previous business majors) $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Marketing $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Marketing Research $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Risk Management (for previous business majors) $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Taxation $1,466
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management & Leadership $1,171
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management: Performance Improvement & Data Analytics $1,171
Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management $1,171
Graduate Certificate in State & Local Government $1,171

Summer 2019 rates are charged the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 program per credit rate.

College of Arts & Sciences

Full time: 12 credits per semester (except for programs noted below)

College of Arts & Sciences Full time per semester Per credit
MED in Administration of Higher Education $14,760 $1,230
MS in Applied Politics $14,760 $1,230
MA in Communication $14,760 $1,230
MS in Crime and Justice Studies $14,760 $1,230
MS in Ethics and Public Policy $14,760 $1,230
MS in Global Public Policy $14,760 $1,230
MA in Graphic Design $14,760 $1,230
MS in Interior Architecture $14,760 $1,230
MS in Political Science $14,760 $1,230
MS in Mental Health Counseling (15 credits per semester) $15,675 $1,045
PhD in Clinical Psychology (Full-time: 12 credits) $18,468 $1,539
PhD in Economics (Full-time: 9 credits)
currently in teachout phase
$13,851 $1,539
Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study in Professional Politics $1,230
Certificate in Disability Services $750

Summer 2019 rates are charged the Fall 2018-Spring 2019 program per credit rate.

Graduate Online Course & NESAD Course Fees

Graduate online courses

Charge per semester
Online Technology Fee
(charged to students taking online courses)
$200

New England School of Art & Design (NESAD) studio courses

Cost per course
Courses with an S in the course number $200

Sawyer Business School Entry Fees

SBS Entry Fee (exemption: MPA, MHA, XMBA, GDPA) $330
Entry Fee MHA or MPA $245
*MSA CPAEXCEL Software Fee
(charged in addition to Entry Fee for MSA students)
$300

Graduate Student Activity Fees

Student Status Per Semester Charge
Full-time $27
Part-time $27

Miscellaneous Fees

Course Fee for L Course Section $75
Late Payment Fee $70
Returned Item Fee $25
On Call International fee $60

Late Registration Fees

Weeks of class
1 & 2 $50
3 & 4 $100
after 4 $150