115
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Suffolk University / Department of Public Administration is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MPA/MSMHC)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MPA/MSCJ)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science in Political Science (MPA/MSPS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Public Administration/Master of Science (MPA/MS)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Information systems, performance management, and big data analytics
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Nonprofit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) State and local government
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Community health

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 44

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

134
Applied
51
Accepted
5
Enrolled
38%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

115
Total Graduate Students
78%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.17%
Black or African American 17.39%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.74%
Unknown 2.61%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (8)
Male (5)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Local government, health care, federal policy, mental health, HIV/AIDS
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108-2770
United States
Contact Brenda Bond
Director/Department Chair
Email: bbond@suffolk.edu
Phone: 617-305-1768