Suffolk University's INTO University Partner's pathway program in Boston, Massachusetts also offers undergraduate and graduate pathway programs to international students. These programs at Suffolk are perfect for students who want to become confident English speakers by studying at a university in the US.
Since its founding in 1906, Suffolk University has made a commitment to provide its students with unparalleled experiences and opportunities. Explore our unique downtown Boston location, and then consider the many paths your life might take from here.
At Suffolk University there are no boundaries. With over 110 programs to choose from, students can pursue their passions and earn a degree from a nationally-respected institution. Every program at Suffolk is designed to ensure you get the very best education to help you achieve your career goals.
The campus is situated in the heart of downtown Boston, which means that you are surrounded by some of the nation’s top businesses, industry leaders and innovators. Because of its location, students also have access to a surplus of experiential opportunities, internships and volunteer programs. Within one year of receiving their degree, 92% of graduates are employed or are enrolled in graduate school.
INTO Suffolks's Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university. INTO Suffolk's English language programs are for students who want to become confident English speakers by studying at a US university.
Academic English is designed for students who do not meet the English language entry requirements for an Undergraduate or Graduate Pathway program. Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO Suffolk Pathway program or apply directly to Suffolk University.
At Suffolk, you’ll learn from the best instructors and industry experts in their fields. The small class sizes allow faculty to give students individual attention that isn’t always found at larger schools. Of the full-time faculty, 91% have PhDs or terminal degrees and are consistently conducting high-level research, publishing books or advising multinational companies. Suffolk professors use a teacher-scholar model which focuses on creating curriculum that is based around research and experiential learning. To ensure their research is always up-to-date, Suffolk’s Center for Teaching Excellence regularly sponsors workshops, events and research opportunities.
Suffolk University boasts over 60 undergraduate programs and over 50 graduate programs. In the classroom, undergraduates benefit from a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and 20-person class sizes. Around campus, students can get involved in the over 80 clubs and organizations available or participate in school spirit by watching the more than 13 NCAA Division III teams. Outside of the classroom, Suffolk students are also dedicated to giving back and have logged around 37,000 community service hours of community service. As a Suffolk alumni, you’ll be joining a network of 70,000+ alumni who help one another advance in their professional careers.
Boston is a world-class city that is known as a center for education and scholarship. After New York and Los Angeles, the city ranks third among U.S. metro areas for its number of international students. This means you’re never far away from someone else going through similar experiences as you.
The city is home to a variety of theaters, live music, urban environments and historic walking tours. The town is one of the nation’s oldest areas and is easy to explore on foot or by public transit.
Boston is also a big college town. There are over 50 colleges and universities in the area, which means there is always something going on around the city. If you love sports, it’s one of the biggest sports cities in the country. Locals love rooting for their favorite professional teams which include the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and the Bruins.
Massachusetts is full of opportunity making it a great place to find an internship after you graduate. The city is considered a world leader in innovation and has the world’s largest concentration of Nobel laureates–It also receives the most venture capital funding in the country. Since Boston's economy is known to be incorporated with the schools, getting an internship or participating in Optional Practical Training (OPT) after college is easier than in other parts of the country.
There are four residence halls to choose from for undergraduate students: 10 West Street, the Modern Theater, 150 Tremont Street and Nathan R Miller Hall. No matter which residence you choose, all students will receive a twin bed and mattress, a desk and chair, closet and a dresser. All rooms come with either wall-mounted or overhead lighting, carpeting, air-conditioning and wireless internet access. Each building has a resident director and resident assistants to ensure students feel safe and welcomed.
All students living on campus are required to be on the university meal plan. There are five dining facilities around the university and all meals can be purchased using a Ram card. Some restaurants and cafés are open all day, while others are only open for certain meals. You can find weekly menus on Suffolk’s website. Off campus, Boston has many great restaurants to check out that serve everything from vegan options to international cuisines.