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Suffolk University

Department of Sociology

Boston, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Crime and Justice Studies (MSCJS)
Master of Science in Crime and Justice Studies/Juris Doctor (MSCJS/JD)
Master of Science in Crime and Justice Studies/Master of Public Administration (MSCJS/MPA)
Master of Science in Crime and Justice Studies/Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MSCJS/MSMHC)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
21
Accepted
8
Enrolled
39%

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 No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

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
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5.17%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

3
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 0
Male (2)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Restorative justice, anti-gang initiative, healthcare for female ex-offenders, violence against women, juvenile justice and the courts
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA  02108-2770
United States
Contact Dr. Erika Gebo
Professor/Chair
Email: egebo@suffolk.edu
Phone: 617-557-1594