Graduate Programs Overview

Suffolk University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $39,813 in average for all students.

It offers sixty-seven graduate programs: 42 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 514 students have been conferred Master's degree and 349 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSuffolk University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address73 Tremont St., Boston, MA
Graduate School Students2,433 students
139 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$39,813
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 67 Graduate Programs
42 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Suffolk University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $39,813 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,382.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,382
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$18,496 (On-Campus) / $20,279 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,450 (On-Campus) / $3,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$61,959
Off-Campus Total$64,292
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$35,002$36,508$39,477$40,238$39,813

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Suffolk University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 67 major areas - 41 Master's (39 online programs), 7 Doctorate (5 online programs), 7 Post-Bachelor', 3 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Legal Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,830 students enrolled in Suffolk University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,433 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 966 male and 1,467 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,299 full-time and 1,134 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 139 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students966
Women Students1,467
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,299
Part-time Students1,134
By race/ethnicity 1,516 White, 172 Black, and 159 Asian students are attending at Suffolk University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races39
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Suffolk University, 139 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,433
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses139
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,294
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses139
Massachusetts Resident102
Other State In U.S.35
Outside of U.S.2

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