We have detailed the application process and the steps required for each type of student at Suffolk.

Start Your Application: The online application forms are linked here: 

Common Application      

Suffolk University Application 

DEADLINES: The deadlines for submitting your applications are:

Fall 2017

  • Early Action: November 15, 2016
  • Undergraduate Freshmen: Now accepting applications
  • Undergraduate Transfers: June 30, 2017

Freshmen Applicants & Early Action

FRESHMEN: First-year students are encouraged to apply online, though equal consideration is given to those applicants who apply by mail. DEADLINE for submitting your application is February 15, 2017(We will continue to accept applications after this date on a rolling basis).

EARLY ACTION: If we receive your application by November 15, you're considered for Early Action and no additional forms are required. If you’re not offered early admission, your application is automatically moved to the regular decision applicant pool.

Along with recommendations, SAT or ACT scores, and an official high school transcript, first-year students are required to submit:

• Common Application (online) or (pdf) OR the Suffolk University Online Application
• Financial aid applications, if applicable (go to Financial Aid page)

Students who don’t wish to apply online may download and complete the required forms and submit them to Suffolk University with a check for the $50 application fee (payable to Suffolk University and drawn on a US financial Institution) to:

Office of Undergraduate Admission
Suffolk University
73 Tremont, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Questions and Assistance
If you need further explanation of any part of the application process, or assistance in accessing forms or filling them out, please contact us at admission@suffolk.edu or call 617-573-8460 or 1-800-6SUFFOLK.

Transfer Students

Transfer students are encouraged to apply online, though equal consideration is given to those applicants who apply by mail. DEADLINE for submitting your application for a Fall 2017 start is June 30, 2017. Additional information on transfer requirements is here.

Along with college transcripts, transfer students are required to submit the Transfer Common Application (online) or (pdf) OR the Suffolk University Online Application

Updating Mid-Semester Grades
If you wish to update your mid-semester grades during the application process, fill out and submit this Transfer Student Mid-Semester Report.

Students who don’t wish to apply online may download and complete the required forms and submit them to Suffolk University with a check for the $50 application fee (made out to Suffolk University) to:
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Suffolk University
73 Tremont St., 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Questions and Assistance
If you need further explanation of any part of the application process, or assistance in accessing forms or filling them out, please contact us at admission@suffolk.edu or call 617-573-8460 or 1-800-6SUFFOLK.

Re-Entry

Students who have previously attended Suffolk University and left in good academic standing may fill out a Re-Entry Application [PDF] and submit it to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

If you officially declared a leave of absence through the Dean of Students Office, you may reenter by filling out the Re-Entry Application [PDF] and sending it, along with a cover letter, to the Dean of Students Office:

Office of the Dean of Students
Suffolk University
73 Tremont St., 12th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

If you need further explanation of the Re-Entry process, please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at studentaffairs@suffolk.edu or 617-573-8239.

International Students

International students are encouraged to apply online, though equal consideration is given to those applicants who apply by mail. DEADLINE for submitting your application is February 15, 2017 (We will continue to accept applications after this date on a rolling basis).

International students whose primary language is not English may be required to submit results of a TOEFL/IELTS exam.

China: Suffolk University provides a program for undergraduate students who have taken the gaokao exam. English must be one of the three areas tested on the exam. Students who submit official gaokao scores are required to complete a mandatory interview. Students may interview with a member of the Office of Undergraduate Admission staff or through InitialView, an interview service. Applicants may arrange an interview by contacting either admission@suffolk.edu or initialview.com. The University evaluates all interviews. Students participating in this program will have their admission applications evaluated between August and November and will begin their studies with the University in the January term. 

Students applying to the English Language for Internationals program: fill out and submit this form.

Along with recommendations, SAT, ACT, or English language test scores, and an official high school transcript, international students are required to submit:
• Common Application (online) or (pdf) OR the Suffolk University Online Application.
• Financial aid applications, if applicable (go to Financial Aid page)
• Confidential Declaration of Finances form (pdf)
• Transfer Release form(pdf)

Students who don’t wish to apply online may download and complete the required forms and submit them to Suffolk University with a check for the $50 application fee (made out to Suffolk University and drawn from a U.S. bank) to:
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Suffolk University
73 Tremont St., 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Questions and Assistance
If you need further explanation of any part of the application process, or assistance in accessing forms or filling them out, please contact our International Student Services office at isso@suffolk.edu or call 617-573-8154.

Madrid Start

Why wait ‘til your Junior year to study abroad? At Suffolk, you can START your college career in Europe!

Study Abroad programs at other schools don't start until Junior year. As a Suffolk incoming freshman, you can start your freshman year at our Madrid campus, where you get all the benefits of the American university experience and a leading European university in a single program.

Suffolk Madrid has:

  • Outstanding academic program
  • Intimate, supportive atmosphere
  • Academic, social, cultural, and travel opportunities
  • Modern, fully equipped classrooms
  • Library with high-speed internet connections to Suffolk’s library and databases in Boston
  • Most advanced computer systems of any American university in Madrid
  • Classes in English

Suffolk University Madrid Campus in images (PDF)
Learn more about our campus in Madrid, Spain

 

Certificate Program Applications (Non-Degree Students)

Students who wish to enroll in any of Suffolk’s Certificate programs (non-degree), you must supply the CAPS (Continuing and Professional Studies) registration form. Additional required forms vary by program:

Students applying to the paralegal, graphic design, or financial planning certificate programs: fill out and submit this application.

Students applying to the radiation therapy or medical dosimetry certificate programs:

 

 

 

 

Students applying to the English Language for Internationals program: fill out and submit this form.

Download and complete the required forms and submit them to Suffolk University with a check for the $50 application fee (made out to Suffolk University) to:
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Suffolk University
73 Tremont St., 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Questions and Assistance
If you need further explanation of any part of the application process, or assistance in accessing forms or filling them out, please contact us at admission@suffolk.edu or call 617-573-8460 or 1-800-6SUFFOLK.

Deferred Enrollment

A student who has been accepted to Suffolk University can defer their acceptance for up to two semesters. Students who defer must submit a non-refundable enrollment deposit to secure their space for the following semester or year. Students who applied as freshman are unable to enroll in a post-graduate program or matriculate at another university during deferment. Transfer students may not take additional college courses during deferment.

The full list of terms can be found on the Request for Deferred Enrollment Form [PDF].

Students who plan to take additional coursework or enroll at another institution should refer to the Re-Activation Application [PDF] for more information.

Re-Activation

A Re-Activation Application [PDF] may be filled out by applicants who were accepted to Suffolk and never enrolled, or students who did not complete their initial application. Students may only re-activate their application for two consecutive semesters. If you have attended or plan to attend another institution or post-graduate program, you must have an official transcript sent directly to our office. All transfer and freshman applicants must submit any remaining final transcripts in order to complete their re-activation.

If you were accepted to Suffolk University, submitted a deposit, and wish to defer your enrollment do not use this form. Please fill out a Request for Deferred Enrollment [PDF].