Tuition & Aid

The Office of Student Financial Services is here to guide you through the details of financing your college education.

Find all the information you need on the cost of attending Suffolk, and the aid available to help meet that cost, from scholarships and grants to student loans, merit-based awards, and more.

Commitment to Affordability

As part of our continuing efforts to provide financial assistance to our students, we are proud to note that:

  • 95% of freshmen received financial aid
  • 86% of transfer students received financial aid
  • $139 million in financial aid to Suffolk students

If you're a first-generation student (i.e., your parent(s) did not receive a bachelor's degree), you'll automatically receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Financial Aid Checklist

It's important to keep track of the necessary financial aid application steps, as well as the deadlines for submitting the required documents.

Step 1: Note Application Deadlines

  • Spring 2020 new freshmen and transfer students submit FAFSA as soon as possible  
  • Fall 2020 new freshmen submit FAFSA by March 1, 2020
  • Fall 2020 transfer students submit FAFSA by June 1, 2020

Step 2: Submit 2020-2021 FAFSA Documents

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. This is the only form required for initial financial aid consideration. The Federal Code for Suffolk University is 002218. 

  • Spring 2020 applicants complete the 2019-20 FAFSA
  • Fall 2020 applicants complete the 2020-21 FAFSA

Step 3: Look for Communications from Suffolk 

Check your email and applicant portal for your award letter and information about next steps.

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Submitting your financial aid documents brings you one step closer to joining the Suffolk University community.

Net Price Calculator

Suffolk University understands the need for families to make educated decisions about how to pay for college. That’s why we are committed to providing financial assistance on the basis of need and merit through federal, state, and institutional programs.
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See a Merit-Based Aid Estimate

We also automatically consider all students for merit-based financial aid. There is no separate application to fill out, but you can use the Merit Scholarship Estimator to determine the aid you may qualify for based on your academic achievements.

Use the Estimator

Get Financial Aid Information

All financial aid applicants are assigned a dedicated counselor with the Aid Office based on the first letter of your last name. Find your counselor contact information below.

Undergraduate Students

For questions or to schedule an appointment with your counselor, please call us at 617-573-8488.

*During August-October 2021, Shaylyn will be on leave. Please email Matthew Deshaies with any questions.

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Undergraduate Admission

Find everything you need to apply to Suffolk University undergraduate programs from online applications and due dates to events and requirements.