What Will Suffolk Cost?

Here is a detailed breakdown of charges for tuition, room and board, health insurance, and various fees.

Please contact the Bursar's Office with any questions about the charges listed here.

Some or all instruction for all or part of Academic Year may be delivered remotely. Tuition and mandatory fees have been set regardless of the method of instruction and will not be refunded in the event instruction occurs remotely for any part of the Academic Year.

Cost of Suffolk 2021-2022

Fall 2021 – Spring 2022

Bachelor's Degree Programs

The rate below is for undergraduate students at the Boston campus:

Undergraduate Full time per semester Per Credit
Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $20,621 $1,213

Summer 2021 rates are charged the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 per credit rate.

Summer 2022 rates are charged the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 per credit rate.

Note: for tuition rates in prior years, please contact the Bursar's Office.

Certificate Programs Full time per semester Per credit
Paralegal Studies - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $20,621 $1,213
Post Baccalaureate Certificate - Radiation Therapy; Medical Dosimetry - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $13,719 $807
Art & Design Certificate - $686
Art & Design Continuing Education - $593
Financial Planning $1,168 (per course)

Room and meal plan charges are not subject to the Suffolk University refund policy. Once the student signs the housing license agreement, the student is responsible for paying all room and board charges for the term of the agreement. Students should review the housing license agreement for exceptions to this policy. 

Room Type Per Semester
Single Bedroom with kitchen $8,068
Double bedroom with kitchen $7,747
Triple bedroom with kitchen $7,425
Studio Double with kitchen $7,747
Studio Triple/Duplex Triple with kitchen $7,425
Duplex Quad with kitchen $7,110
Single Bedroom $7,747
Double Bedroom $7,425
Triple Bedroom $7,110
Quad Bedroom $6,793
8 person Bedroom $6,478

All students living on campus are required to participate in a declining balance meal plan. Room and meal plan charges are not subject to the Suffolk University refund policy.

Plan Type Charge per semester
A $1,823
B $1,635
C $1,458

Please note: All charges shown are per semester. Meal plan C is the standard meal plan charged to all students living on campus.

Mandatory Fees

Fee Charge per semester
Student Activity Fee Full-time $93
Student Activity Fee Part-time $46
University Technology Fee Full-time $110
University Technology Fee Part-time $55

Orientation Fees – charged first semester

Orientation Fee - Freshman $260
Orientation Fee - Transfer $110

Course Fees

Lab fee - courses with L or F in the course number $75
Equipment fee - courses with F in the course number $75
Photojournalism fee - courses with L in the course number $75
Art & Design studio fee - courses with S in the course number $200
Math review fee $250

Miscellaneous Fees

Late Payment fee $70
Returned item fee $25
Travel Assistance Plan (Short Term) $160
Travel Assistance Plan (Semester) $200