Suffolk University Law School is a private law school in downtown Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The fourth oldest law school in New England in continuous existence (after only Harvard, Yale, and Boston University), Suffolk was founded in 1906 by Gleason Archer, Sr. to provide a legal education for those who traditionally lacked the opportunity to study law because of socio-economic or racial discrimination. Originally a school that admitted men only (with New England School of Law as its sister school), Suffolk has been co-educational since 1937.
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Suffolk Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 75% of its applicants. Comparatively, Suffolk is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Regular Decision : 03/01
Application Fee : $60
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Suffolk Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Suffolk is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Suffolk University 1L section size is 20% larger than law schools in Massachusetts and 26% larger than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Suffolk University class of 2012 had an employment rate of 74% with 3% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 71.4%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.