U.S. News Ranks Suffolk in Top Tier of Universities in North

8/27/2004

Suffolk University has been ranked in the top tier of universities in its category by U.S. News & World Report.

The U.S. News 2005 rankings list Suffolk among the first tier of “Best Universities-Master’s” in the North. It also ranks Suffolk fourth in this category for the number of international students.

The master’s institutions, as designated by U.S. News, “provide a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs.” Suffolk also offers doctoral programs in psychology and economics.

There are 572 universities in the master’s category nationwide, and the rankings cover four geographic areas: North, South, Midwest and West. The North includes 165 ranked institutions in the six New England states, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C.

The U.S. News rankings consider the opinions of the academic community, retention of students, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate and alumni giving.

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