Suffolk University Law School

Suffolk University Law School

For more than 100 years, Suffolk University Law School has produced some of the nation's most distinguished legal professionals. In law firms throughout the world, the judiciary, and the public sector, Suffolk Law graduates are known for their knowledge, competence, ethics, and dedication. As one of the largest law schools in the United States, Suffolk Law has a network of over 24,000 alumni around the world. Suffolk Law occupies a modern and technologically sophisticated building in the heart of Boston, surrounded by key political, legal, and financial centers. It is easily accessible by public transport from all directions. Dedicated in 1999, classical beauty meets cutting-edge technology in our building. With over 3,000 high-speed Internet connections, Suffolk Law ranks as one of the most technologically advanced law schools in the nation. Every seat in the Law School, from the classrooms to the dining hall, is equipped with secure, high-speed connections to the Internet and to the Law School's internal network.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.suffolk.edu/law/
Address: 120 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108
Admission Phone: (617) 573-8144
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students1181
Student-faculty ratio19:1
Tuition $46,042 per year (full-time, in-state)
$46,042 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$34,530 per year (part-time, in-state)
$34,530 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$22,789
Founded In1953
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/16
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Accepted

Yes - - - 8 months ago
slcustis 160 A 3.21

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
alijoi 160 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

Yes 03/10/16 03/10/16 - one year ago
yoavdar 150 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
joelarpin 165 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
not 155 A 2.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants19241581293
Number of Offers12231056167
Number of Matriculants35526491
75% GPA3.533.523.62
Median GPA3.273.243.37
25% GPA2.972.963.05
75% LSAT146146147
Median LSAT150150151
25% LSAT154153155
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students1181
Total Students Receiving Grants548
% of Students Receiving Grants46.4
75% Grant Amount$30,000
Median Grant Amount$15,962
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (29)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (16.9)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.3)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (775)
  • Hispanics (89)
  • Black or African American (66)
  • Asian (49)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (90)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (26)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (25)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (39)


  • Total Women% (53.9)
  • Total Men% (46)
Suffolk University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 465 72.97% 79.00% -6.03%
2014 504 75.79% 83.15% -7.36%
2013 471 81.92% 87.61% -5.69%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (118)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (29)
  • Employed Other (17)
  • Unemployed (21)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (9)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association