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.

Undergraduate Costs at Suffolk

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020

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 $19,907 $1,171

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

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

Certificate Programs
Certificate Programs Full time per semester Per credit
Paralegal Studies - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $19,907 $1,171
Post Baccalaureate Certificate - Radiation Therapy; Medical Dosimetry - Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $13,243 $779
NESAD Certificate - $662
NESAD Continuing Education - $572
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 $7,600
Double bedroom with kitchen $7,300
Triple bedroom with kitchen $7,000
Studio Double with kitchen $7,300
Studio Triple/Duplex Triple with kitchen $7,000
Duplex Quad with kitchen $6,700
   
Single Bedroom $7,300
Double Bedroom $7,000
Triple Bedroom $6,700
Quad Bedroom $6,400

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 $1,731
B $1,553
C $1,384

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 $90
Student Activity Fee Part-time $45
University Technology Fee Full-time $55
University Technology Fee Part-time $25

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
NESAD 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) $190