Transfer to Suffolk

Get started on your new journey at Suffolk

New school, new courses, new people—transferring to Suffolk University opens a world of new possibilities. We go above and beyond with events, programs, and services created specifically for transfer students.

Reach out to a Suffolk University Transfer Admissions counselor for help with applying, financial aid, on-the-spot decisions, events, and more. We're happy you’ve chosen to become a part of Suffolk University and look forward to helping you achieve your dreams and goals.

Suffolk University was named to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions that go above and beyond in supporting transfer students. Specifically, we received high scores for the following data points:

  • 5 staff members dedicated to serving transfer students
  • On average, 95% of transfer credits are accepted to count toward a degree
  • 95% of transfer students receive need-based aid
  • 90% of transfer students receive merit-based aid
  • 45% of our transfer students are from in-state, while 55% are from out of state

To request more information, please email us.

Transfer On-the-Spot Decisions

Suffolk offers a number of dates where students who are enrolled in another university can visit with an admission counselor and receive an instant decision. 

Learn more about Transfer On-the-Spot

Transfer Deadlines

Spring Transfer Admission & Financial Aid December 1
Fall Priority Transfer Admission June 30
Fall Priority Transfer Financial Aid June 1

The priority financial aid deadlines for transfer students are June 1 (fall entry) or December 1 (spring entry); funding for students submitting an application after these dates will be based on availability.

For general undergraduate admission dates and deadlines, visit the Dates & Deadlines page.

How to Apply for Transfer Students

Apply online with the Common Application or download the Common Application [PDF] or Suffolk University Application. You’ll also need to have:

  • Official college/university transcript(s) from all schools attended
  • Essay/Personal Statement
  • Application fee or fee waiver (application fee waived if you come for a campus visit)
  • Apply Now

"Looking back, there is no other place I would have chosen to help me pave my path."

Read her #SuffolkStory

Sydney Fonseca BSBA, Marketing '17

Discover More

Admission for Transfer Students

Information and tools for transfer applicants from eligible and advanced credits to getting on-the-spot decisions.

Schools & Colleges

From business to biology to accounting, arts and law-explore Suffolk University colleges and programs to find what’s right for you.