• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    548
  • Program Cost
    $77,203
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, Massachusetts 02108, United States
Website

The Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University is located in the heart of downtown Boston. The Business School is committed to maintaining a culture of achievement for all students. Students learn contemporary management practices through a continually refined and updated curriculum.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    32%
  • Selectivity
    53%
  • Average Salary
    $68,500.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

Social

About Suffolk University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.14 GPA of All Applicants 3.21 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 37
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 3 to 67
Admissions Selectivity
53% Sawyer Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

548 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
66% 525
69% 548
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 286
53% 53.0
32% 32.0
Female
42% 42
International
45% 45
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Suffolk University
  • Northeastern Univeristy
  • Gujuarat University
  • Syracuse University
  • King Fahad University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • Application Essay Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
$0 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Bank of America
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Bank of China
  • Deloitte and Touche
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
2% 2
680 to 709
6% 6
8% 8
650 to 679
5% 5
5% 5
620 to 649
5% 5
5% 5
590 to 619
7% 7
7% 7
560 to 589
10% 10
9% 9
530 to 559
25% 25
26% 26
500 to 529
9% 9
11% 11
Under 500
32% 32
27% 27
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 18%
Top Industry
  • Technology 12%
  • Real Estate 12%
  • Other 12%
Mt. Wachusett Community College 1
Top Employer
  • UXC Eclipse 1
  • Lululuemon Athletica 1
  • Duffy & Sweeney, Ltd 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
47% 47
58% 57.85206896551723
47% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
35% 35
25% 24.93132867132867
35% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
12% 12
7% 7.091818181818181
12% Accept Offers
1% Graduates seeking full-time employment
17% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Mt. Wachusett Community College 1
  • UXC Eclipse 1
  • Lululuemon Athletica 1
  • Duffy & Sweeney, Ltd 1
  • Turikish Ministry of Economy 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
$54,000.00
42K 70K
Finance/Accounting
41% 41
$66,700.00
50K 90K
Marketing/Sales
6% 6
$58,000.00 Data not provided
Information Technology
6% 6
$100,000.00 Data not provided
Other
18% 18
$79,700.00
70K 94K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
$485,000.00
42K 55K
Financial Services
18% 18
$60,000.00
50K 70K
Government
6% 6
$50,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
6% 6
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
6% 6
$94,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
12% 12
$58,000.00
58K 80K
Technology
12% 12
$95,000.00
90K 100K
Other
12% 12
$72,500.00
70K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
24% 24
$592,000.00
42K 75K
More than one year, up to three years
29% 29
$686,000.00
50K 100K
More than five years
29% 29
$758,000.00
60K 94K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
92% 92
$73,400.00
50K 100K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
$42,000.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Raytheon 1
  • eSec Lending 1
  • Tufts Medical Center 1
  • Federal Reserve of Boston 1
  • EMC Corporation 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 10
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 75
  • Average intern length in weeks 14
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 75
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,365
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,203
  • Budget $58,774
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$78,365
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $77,203
  • Budget $58,774
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$18,627 Average Scholarship Amount 53% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
23% 23
53% 53
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$681,790
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 Sawyer Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
25% 25
Simulation
15% 15
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Administration
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Tax
  • Global MBA
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Finance
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • MBA/MS (Science)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 16
  • Distance learning Yes

Students: Who are my classmates?

0% Married Students 54% International Students
38% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
77% 77
African American
5% 5
Hispanic
5% 5
Student Citizenship
North America
44% 44
Asia
29% 29
Middle East and North Africa
15% 15
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

9,914 Living MBA Alumni 0 Countries where alumni clubs exist
7% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.