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Suffolk University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 425 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 14 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

Great Northeast Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $128,500)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $92,739)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 32 - - -
Basketball 16 14 - Yes
Golf 9 - - -
Ice Hockey 32 - - -
Soccer 23 21 - Yes
Softball - 18 - Yes
Tennis 15 10 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 8 12 - -
Volleyball - 14 - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 6.4%
Hispanic 10.4%
Non-resident alien 19.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.0%
Two or more races 1.8%
White/non-Hispanic 47.0%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Giola from Beverly, MA
  • 2
  • personally, dorm life was not for me. i lived with someone i didn't know and it wasn't the best experience as we were very different in terms of values and…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Brenna from Waterbury, CT
  • I am a current student here

    Suffolk provides meal plans through Sodexo and makes sure all of the students are accommodated no matter what their dietary restrictions are. The best place to get food on campus is 73 Cafe but there are also plenty of places to get food around the general campus area.

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  • 4
  • Michael from Swampscott, MA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The food at the open house was great, and I can only imagine the meal plans are just as good. There are also places all around Boston to eat out.

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  • 3
  • Harry from Boston, MA
  • I am a current student here

    There are a ton of places around campus to grab food, whether it's the campus food court or one of the many restaurants around campus, you will never fall short of choices.

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  • 3
  • Amy from Bourbonnais, IL
  • I am a current student here

    The food on campus is provided by an outside service Sodexo, and the biggest complaint is the big price tag on most of the food. In some cases things like chips and yogurts are priced four times higher than the prices you'd find at nearby grocery stores, so many people only eat when there's no other choice. The only cafe on campus that's worth the prices is Cafe 73 in the same building as the library. Their sandwiches, salads, and Starbucks are absolutely delicious!

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  • 5
  • Emily from Weymouth, MA
  • I am a current student here

    Although the dining on campus does not offer a wide selection of choices, there are thousands of places to eat in the city that are just minutes away from Suffolk. Students are required to have a meal plan if they choose to live on campus, which can be used at the student's dining hall, along with any other on-campus dining spots in academic buildings and the library. However, having dining halls in both 150 Tremont Street and Miller Hall is very convinient for students, especially in dangerous weather.The cafe in 73 Tremont Street is indefinitely the best on-campus food at the university; they offer a signature salad bar, along with a pressed sandwich bar, which allows students to truly customize their meals. The cafe is also home to Starbucks, a college student's favorite spot to grab a coffee or pastry on the go.

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  • 2
  • Courtney from Lynn, MA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    As most other colleges the food is not the best, but a dining plan isn't going to keep me from going to a school.

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  • 5
  • Jada
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food is amazing different varieties of food wether if its mexican, italian, american, or you can dine in at any five star resturants in the boston area that will knock your socks off.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Eric from Boston, MA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Not much of a greek life. I was disappointed a bit too, but you soon get over it, because it offers so many things that are much cooler.

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  • 0
  • Connecticut
  • I am a current student here

    There are two sororities and there may be a fraternity. So, none.

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  • 0
  • Paul from Worcester, MA
  • I am a current student here

    I never been apart of the Greek Life. However Suffolk does have Greek life for both guys and girls, and from what I've herd from my friends who are a part of Greek life. Its really easy to join and a very rewarding experience.

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