Suffolk University is a private, non-sectarian research university located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, United States. With 10,192 students (includes all campuses, 8,891 at the Boston location alone), it is the eighth largest university in the City of Boston. It is categorized as a Doctoral Research University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.It was founded as a law school in 1906 and named after its location in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.The university’s notable alumni include mayors, dozens of U.S. federal and state judges and United States members of Congress.
The university, located at the downtown edge of the historic Beacon Hill neighborhood, is coeducational and comprises the Suffolk University Law School, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Sawyer Business School.
The Princeton Review recently ranked the Sawyer Business School as “One of Top 15 in Global Management” and its entrepreneurship program is ranked among the top 25 in the U.S. The Princeton Review, also currently ranks some of its MBA programs among the top 50 business programs in the nation.The 2015 edition of U.S. News publication ranked Suffolk Law School 6th in the United States for its Legal Writing, 13th for its Alternative Dispute Resolution program, and 20th for legal clinics.It has an international campus in Madrid in addition to the main campus in downtown Boston. Due to its strategic location and well-known law school, many notable scholars, prominent speakers and politicians have visited and given speeches at the university such as John F. Kennedy,Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist,and former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.
The university’s sports teams, the Suffolk Rams, compete in NCAA Division III as members of the GNAC and the ECAC in 19 varsity sports.
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