Thank you for choosing to apply to Suffolk University. We look forward to reviewing your application. If you are currently enrolled in high school (secondary school), you can apply to the Suffolk University Madrid Campus as an incoming freshman and begin your university studies to work toward a bachelor's degree in Madrid, Spain.

Start your application to Suffolk's Madrid Campus and you’ll be on your way to experiential and transformational learning opportunities in Madrid, Boston, and around the globe in one of our 70+ undergraduate majors.

Learn more about what requirements you'll need to complete your application and our application dates and deadlines.

Application Requirements

Freshman applicants are currently in high school or have graduated from high school, but are not enrolled in a regular session at a college or university. If you've completed college courses during high school including, but not limited to Dual Enrollment, AP credits or IB credits, you're still considered a freshman applicant.

You can apply to Suffolk via the Common Application, apply through Suffolk's portal, or download the Common Application [PDF]. Other items needed to complete your application include:

  • Essay/Personal Statement
  • Official high school transcript or GED/HiSET results
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Application fee or fee waiver (application fee waived if you come for a virtual or campus visit)
  • SAT or ACT scores
    • Domestic applicants may choose to apply test-optional. For those who want to submit test scores with their application, find out more about our flexible score submission policies.
    • Non-native English speakers must apply using our test-flexible policy. See the International Undergraduate Applicants section for more application information.



Undergraduate Freshmen Early Action: November 15
Undergraduate Freshmen Regular Decision: February 15.


Undergraduate Freshmen: December 1
Madrid Campus Applicants: November 1

We continue to accept applications on a rolling basis after these dates. 

For more information, view All Deadlines & Admission Standards.

To apply to Suffolk, international students must submit/complete the following:

  • Common Application or Suffolk Application and a $50 application fee
  • Essay/personal statement
  • Official high school transcript* or GED/HiSET results
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official College/University Transcripts (in English or with official translation) from all institutions attended.
  • Proof of English Proficiency utilizing our test-flexible policy.  

Additional documents are required for each of the following: 

*Applicants may be required to have their credentials evaluated by a professional evaluation service. Suggested agencies include: Center for Educational Documentation, Josef Silny & Associates, World Education Services, and Span Tran.

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