Information for Becker Students

We're here to help.

Like you, all of us at Suffolk University were saddened to hear the news about Becker College. You should be proud of your connection with such a wonderful institution—and reassured to know that you have choices as your educational journey continues.

Like Becker, Suffolk understands and celebrates the value of a student-centered education. We are pleased to welcome Becker students to our campus in the heart of downtown Boston.

You’ll enjoy a wealth of experiential learning opportunities here. And depending on your major, you can even save time and money by earning your master’s degree through our 4+1 Program or our accelerated programs. You’ll be a valued member of our vibrant and close-knit community, too. Suffolk has a proud tradition of making transfer students feel at home on our dynamic campus. That’s why a full 1 in 5 Suffolk students transferred here.

As you consider your future, you have your choice of many great schools in Greater Boston. We hope you will consider our transformative university among them.

FAQs

  • Q: Does Suffolk offer my major?
  • A: Here's a list of the majors Suffolk has in common with Becker:
    • Biology
    • Business Administration
    • Computer Science
    • Criminal Justice
    • Graphic Design
    • Legal Studies
    • Psychology

  • Q: I was accepted to Suffolk but chose to attend Becker. What should I do?
  • A: Great news: You still have time to make your enrollment deposit!

  • Q: I'm a current undergraduate at Becker. Now what?
  • A: We are delighted to offer guaranteed admission to current Becker undergraduates in good standing with a 2.5 GPA or higher. You won't have to pay an application fee.

  • Q: I want to earn a BFA. Are there any special requirements for Suffolk's art and design programs?
  • A: Our BFA programs require a portfolio review as part of the admission process. Please email Shelby Feltoon for more details.

  • Q: How can I calculate my transfer credits?
  • A: At Suffolk, we give credit where credit is due. We’ll make it easy for you to bring your academic credits with you. In fact, here’s a handy Becker transfer credit calculator! If you have questions about your degree, email Dan Connolly who will be happy to help.

  • Q: How and when can I meet with Suffolk representatives to hear more?
  • A: We’d love to meet you via zoom as soon as possible. Please email Dan Connolly to schedule an appointment. We also have plenty of virtual visit options. Take the Virtual Tour!

  • Q: Am I eligible for scholarships?
  • A: Merit scholarships are available. Our merit scholarship calculator can help you get a sense of your award.

  • Q: Can I live in University housing?
  • A: You’re guaranteed housing if you deposit by June 1. If more time is necessary, we can try to work with you.

  • Q: Can I play Division III athletics at Suffolk?
  • A: Yes! Our coaches are in touch with yours! Learn more about becoming a Ram.

  • Q: How quickly can I find out if I’ve been accepted to Suffolk?
  • A: Almost immediately, if you come to one of our several Transfer On-the-Spot Decision Days.

  • Q: Are there any other Suffolk resources that can help me with this process?
  • A: Absolutely. For more detailed information on admission, financial aid, and academics, please contact these resources directly: