Suffolk University is a private undergraduate and graduate institution in the center of Boston. We offer more than 30 programs in business, including MBA, MS-Business Analytics, MS-Finance, MS-Accounting, and dual degrees. With a focus on experiential and global learning and 22% international student across the University, we are well positioned to provide a quality education, networking, and support leading to a successful career. 

Our programs offer experiential learning, afternoon and evening classes, dual degree options, and generous scholarships and fellowships.

Specialized master's programs include:

MS-Business Analytics





MS-Management Studies

MHA-Healthcare Administration 

MPA-Public Administration 

There are about 1,100 graduate students total. 

We are 22% international students from Asia, the Middle East, and other regions of the world.

Our classes are small, typically 15-20 in each class and a blend of full-time and part-time students.

The average age for our master's programs is about 24, but we welcome students of all ages and do not require work experience. 

97% of the Class of 2017 is employed following graduation. 

Everyone is provided with an advisor to assist with program of study, time to graduation, and other academic questions. 

We have an Off Campus Housing Office to assist with locating the best places to live in the Boston area, as well as connecting students with others looking for roommates. 


It is a required that candidates hold the U.S. equivalent of a bachelor's degree by the time they would enroll in the program.

We look for a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher in undergraduate coursework. No specific major is required, but it is helpful to have exposure to the field to know it is something you are interested in pursuing. 

The GMAT/GRE is required for some programs but waivers can be obtained based on undergraduate GPA and work experience. For those who take the GMAT, we would like to see 50th percentile or higher. For international students, the TOEFL is required at an 80+ overall and no sub score lower than a 17. For the IELTS, a 6.5 overall and 6 or above in the sub scores are required. 

Work experience is great but not required.

Document requirements including the submitted application, fee, all official transcripts from any college or university attended, one or two letters of recommendation, a resume/CV, goal statement (essay) and test scores if applicable. 

Admission is on a rolling basis until the class is full or courses begin. We offer start terms in Fall and Spring, and have priority deadlines of October 15th and March 15th. 

Tuition is the same for domestic and international, in state and out of state students.

Most of the specialized master's degrees are $1,466 per credit for Fall 2018-Spring 2019, and most courses are three credits each. If pursuing the program full-time, the semester rate is $21,990.

More information can be found here:

Ariana Balayan

Associate Director of Graduate Admission

(617) 573-8043