Suffolk University Profile

Established in 1906, Suffolk University is a top private university located in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). It offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the College of Arts and Sciences, Sawyer Business School, and Law School.

The Sawyer Business School is accredited by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The Business School’s programs in public administration are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA).

The College of Arts and Sciences offers courses in the arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences. The Interior Design programs are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

The Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

Suffolk University is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Academic rankings:

- Placed in Tier 1 and ranked 54th among Master's Universities in the North (US News & World Report 2010).

- Ranked 7th by U.S. News "Best Colleges: Most International Students" (2009 edition).

- Named one of The Best 368 Colleges in The Princeton Review, 2009 edition.

-  20th in the nation for legal clinics, 13th for Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, and 17th for Legal Writing (US News 2009).

- The National Jurist placed the Law School in the top sixty law schools in the country for public interest law in 2008.

- 35th overall in the US and ahead of Cornell Law School based upon ABA data (2009 edition of Judging the Law Schools).

- Included in The Princeton Review 2007 edition of The Best 361 Colleges.

- 5th in the US in "most competitive students" in the 2004 edition of The Best 117 Law Schools, Princeton Review.

- Placed among Top 100 Campuses for LGBT Students by The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.

- Recognized by NAFSA for achieving high level of internationalization.

- Included in The Princeton Review 2003-2004 edition of The Best Northeastern Colleges.

- Selected as one of The Best 201 Colleges For The Real World, according to the 2003-2004 edition of Great Colleges For The Real World – Get In. Get Out. Get A Job.

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