TRANSFER
STUDENTS
ADMISSION APPLICATION FOR
2020
2020 ADMISSION APPLICATION
We look forward to reviewing your application. Please visit suffolk.edu/ugadmission
for detailed instructions on how to apply.
APPLICATION CHECKLIST
If you are a transfer applicant (Suffolk defines a transfer as someone
who has completed courses at a college or university after high school
graduation), you must submit your:
Application via either the Common Application (commonapp.org) or
Suffolk University (uga.suffolk.edu/apply). While we will accept this
paper application for the upcoming academic year, online application
submissions are processed faster.
$50 application fee
Essay
Official high school transcript forwarded directly from your secondary school
and/or GED/HiSET results, if you have completed less than 60 semester
hours of college-level academic credits at the time of application.
Official SAT or ACT results (This requirement is waived if you have
completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of college-level academic
courses at the time that you submit this application, or if you graduated from
high school at least three years ago.)
Official college transcript(s) from all institutions attended. The official
transcript(s) must be received directly from your previous college(s).
Plus these additional materials, if applicable:
Statement of Activity (for applicants who have not been continuously enrolled
in a college or university since high school graduation)
An official final transcript from your local school district or a home school
association or agency, or an official GED/HiSET score report (for home-
schooled applicants only)
Transfer portfolio of artwork uploaded to your application portal or emailed to
admission@suffolk.edu (for BFA applicants only)
Official TOEFL or IELTS results (if English is not your native language). This
requirement may be waived if you are studying in the United States and you
have completed the equivalent of College Writing I and II with grades of B
or higher at the time that you submit this application. The SAT or ACT is not
required if you submit TOEFL or IELTS results or if you meet the College Writing
I and II requirement.
If you are a joint/guaranteed admission applicant, you must
submit your:
Guaranteed Admission Application
Official college transcript(s) from all institutions attended. The official
transcript must be received directly from your previous college(s).
Official high school transcript forwarded directly from your secondary school
or GED/HiSET results, if applicable (waived if you have an earned associate's
degree)
Plus these additional materials, if applicable:
Transfer portfolio of artwork uploaded to your application portal or emailed to
admission@suffolk.edu (for BFA applicants only)
Official TOEFL or IELTS results (if English is not your native language). This
requirement may be waived if you are studying in the United States and
you have completed the equivalent of College Writing I and II with grades
of B or higher at the time that you submit this application. The SAT or ACT is
not required if you submit TOEFL or IELTS results or if you meet the
College Writing I and II requirement.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Financial Aid
To apply for financial aid, you will need to submit the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Office of Student
Financial Services. You’ll find this form at fafsa.gov, along with
tips on how to complete it. Please visit suffolk.edu/finaid for more
information on applying for aid.
On-Campus Housing
Housing is limited. If you are admitted, we encourage you to be
aware of our enrollment deposit deadlines so you can reserve your
space in a timely manner.
DEADLINES
SPRING 2020
Application for Admission* December 1, 2019
Financial Aid/FAFSA: Domestic Students December 1, 2019
Note: Admission decisions will be sent via email on a rolling basis beginning in late September.
*We will consider applications after these dates on a rolling basis.
FALL 2020
Application for Admission* June 30, 2020
Financial Aid/FAFSA: Domestic Students June 1, 2020
Note: Admission decisions will be sent via email on a rolling basis beginning in late January.
*We will consider applications after these dates on a rolling basis.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FORM FOR
Office of Undergraduate Admission
8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108
UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS 2020
1-800-6SUFFOL(K) • Tel: 617-573-8460 Fax: 617-557-1574
ACADEMIC INFORMATION
Application Type: Location:
Are you interested in any of these options?
q Transfer Applicant q Boston Campus
q
Pre-Law
q Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
q Suffolk Madrid*
q
Graduate Programs
q Six-Year Bachelor’s/Law Degree
*For more information, visit suffolk.edu/madrid
Please provide your mobile number to receive application-related updates,
campus visit reminders, and information on enrollment.
Are you interested in being considered for the Honors Program?
q Yes
q No
Mobile #:
OTHER INFORMATION INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
Have you previously applied to Suffolk University? q Yes q No
If yes, please provide month and year:
Is your parent or guardian a Suffolk University alumnus/alumna?
q Yes q No
If yes, please list name:
Are you eligible for the tuition benefit at Suffolk University as a result
of being employed by the University or as a dependent of a
Suffolk University employee? q Yes q No
If yes, please list employee’s name:
Employee’s department:
If you are currently in the United States:
Educational institution issuing visa:
Valid until:
Are you eligible for government-sponsored funds/scholarships?
q Yes q No
Please submit a photocopy of your current visa.
All international applicants will submit the Confidential Declaration and
Certification of Finances form with their application. Please visit
suffolk.edu/isso for more information and to request a copy of this form.
SELECT A PROGRAM: MAJORS AND CONCENTRATIONS
MAJORS
q Accounting
1
q Advertising
q Art History
q Big Data & Business
Analytics
1
q Biochemistry
q Biology
q Biotechnology
q Health Careers
q Marine Science
q
Business Economics
q Chemistry
q Computer Science
q Corporate Accounting
& Finance
2
q Economics
q English
q Creative Writing
q Literature
q
Entrepreneurship
1
q Corporate Entrepreneurship
q Family Entrepreneurship
q Launching a New Venture
q Social Entrepreneurship
q
Environmental Science
q
Environmental Studies
q Environmental Policy
q Urban Environmentalism
q
Finance
1
q Corporate Finance
q Financial Institutions
q Financial Planning
q Investments
q
Financial Wealth
Management
1
q Fine Arts
q Global and Cultural
Communication
q Global Business
2
q Global Cultural Studies
q Culture, Conflict & Communication
q Interdisciplinary Arts
q Regional Practices
q
Government/Political Science
q American Politics
q International Relations
q Political Theory
q Public Policy & Law
q
Graphic Design
q History
q Public History
q Regional & Global Histories
q United States History
q
History & Literature
q Information Systems
1
q Interior Design
q Journalism
q Broadcast
q Print/Web
q
Law
q Management
2
q Business Analysis
q Leadership
q
Marketing
2
q Digital Marketing
q Global Marketing
q Product Innovation &
Brand Marketing
q Professional Sales
q Sports Marketing
q
Mathematics
q Actuarial Science
q Pure Mathematics
q
Media & Film
q Production
q
Philosophy
q Applied Ethics
q
Physics
q Astrophysics
q Planetary Science
q
Politics, Philosophy
& Economics
q Psychology
q Public Relations
q Radiation Science
q Radiation Therapy
q Sociology
q Crime & Justice
q Health & Society
q Youth & Community
Engagement
q
Spanish
q Theatre
q Undeclared Arts & Sciences
q Undeclared Business
1
Major courses available in the evening
2
Some courses in major available in the evening
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TRANSFEr Application
APPLICANT
Legal Name ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Last/Family/Sur (Enter name exactly as it appears on official documents.) First/Given Middle (complete) Jr., etc.
Preferred name, if not first name (only one) ____________________________ Former last name(s) _____________________________________________
Birth Date ____________________________________________________ Sex p Male p Female
mm/dd/yyyy
If you would like the opportunity, we invite you to share more about your gender identity ___________________________________________________________
US Social Security Number, if any ___________________________________ E-mail Address ________________________________________________
Required for US Citizens and Permanent Residents applying for financial aid via FAFSA
Preferred Telephone p Home p Mobile Home (_______) _________________________________ Mobile (_______) _________________________________
Area/Country/City Code Area/Country/City Code
Permanent home address __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Number & Street Apartment #
City/Town County or Parish State/Province Country ZIP/Postal Code
If different from above, please give your current mailing address for all admission correspondence. (from ___________ to ___________)
(mm/dd/yyyy) (mm/dd/yyyy)
Current mailing address __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Number & Street Apartment #
City/Town County or Parish State/Province Country ZIP/Postal Code
If your current mailing address is a college or university, include name of school here: _________________________________________________________________
FUTURE PLANS
Your answers to these questions will vary for different colleges. If the online system did not ask you to answer some of the questions you see in this section, this college
chose not to ask that question of its applicants.
College ________________________________________________________ Deadline ______________________________________________________
mm/dd/yyyy
Entry Term:
p
Fall (Jul-Dec)
p
Spring (Jan-Jun)
p
Other
Do you intend to apply for need-based financial aid? p Yes p No
Do you intend to apply for merit-based scholarships?
p Yes p No
Academic Major & Interests _______________________________________
Do you intend to be a full-time student?
p Yes p No
Do you intend to enroll in a degree program your first year?
p Yes p No
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Do you intend to live in college housing?
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Career Interest _________________________________________________
What is the highest degree you intend to earn? _________________________
DEMOGRAPHICS
Citizenship Status: p US Citizen or US National p US Dual Citizen
1. Are you Hispanic/Latino?
p US Permanent Resident p US Refugee or Asylee p Other (Non-US)
p Yes, Hispanic or Latino (including Spain) p No If yes, please describe your background.
Non-US Citizenship(s) ____________________________________________
2. Regardless of your answer to the prior question, please indicate how you identify
US Visa Status __________________________________________________
yourself. (Check one or more and describe your background.)
Birthplace ________________________________________________________
City/Town State/Province Country
p American Indian or Alaska Native (including all Original Peoples of the Americas)
Years lived in the US? ____________ Years lived outside the US? ____________
Are you Enrolled? p Yes p No If yes, please enter Tribal Enrollment Number________________
Language Proficiency (Check all that apply.)
S(Speak) R(Read) W(Write) F(First Language) H(Spoken at Home)
S R W F H
p Asian (including Indian subcontinent and Philippines)
_______________________________________________ p p p p p
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p
Black or African American (including Africa and Caribbean)
_______________________________________________ p p p p p
Optional The items with a gray background are optional. No information you
p Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Original Peoples)
provide will be used in a discriminatory manner.
Religious Preference _______________________________________________
____________________________________________________________
p White (including Middle Eastern)
US Armed Services veteran status & Dates of Service _______________________
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FAMILY
Please list both parents below, even if one or more is deceased or no longer has legal responsibilities toward you. Many colleges collect this information for demographic
purposes even if you are an adult or an emancipated minor. If you are a minor with a legal guardian (an individual or government entity), then please list that information
below as well. If you wish, you may list step-parents and/or other adults with whom you reside, or who otherwise care for you, in the
Additional Information section
.
Household
Parents’ marital status (relative to each other): p Never Married p Married p Civil Union/Domestic Partners p Widowed p Separated p Divorced (date _________)
With whom do you make your permanent home?
p Parent 1 p Parent 2 p Both p Legal Guardian p Ward of the Court/State p Other
yyyy
If you have children, how many? _________
Parent 1 Parent 2 (optional)
p Mother p Father p I have limited information about this parent p Other p Mother p Father p I have limited information about this parent p Other
Is Parent 1 living?
p Yes p No (Date Deceased ____________________) Is Parent 2 living? p Yes p No (Date Deceased ____________________)
mm/yyyy mm/yyyy
Last/Family/Sur First/Given Middle Last/Family/Sur First/Given Middle
Former last name(s) _____________________________________________ Former last name(s) _____________________________________________
Country of birth ________________________________________________ Country of birth ________________________________________________
Home address if different from yours Home address if different from yours
Preferred Telephone:
p Home p Mobile p Work (_______) ______________ Preferred Telephone: p Home p Mobile p Work (_______) ______________
Area/Country/City Code Area/Country/City Code
E-mail _______________________________________________________ E-mail _______________________________________________________
Occupation (former occupation, if retired)________________________________ Occupation (former occupation, if retired)________________________________
College (if any)
___________________________________ CEEB ________
College (if any)
___________________________________ CEEB ________
Degree _________________________________________ Year _________ Degree _________________________________________ Year _________
Graduate School (if any) ____________________________ CEEB ________ Graduate School (if any) ____________________________ CEEB ________
Degree _________________________________________ Year _________ Degree _________________________________________ Year _________
Legal Guardian (if other than a parent)
Relationship to you _______________________________________________
Last/Family/Sur First/Given Middle Title (Mr./Mrs./Ms./Dr.)
Home address if different from yours
Preferred Telephone:
p Home p Mobile p Work (_______) ______________
Area/Country/City Code
E-mail _______________________________________________________
Occupation (former occupation, if retired)________________________________
College (if any)
___________________________________ CEEB ________
Degree _________________________________________ Year _________
Graduate School (if any) ____________________________ CEEB ________
Degree _________________________________________ Year _________
Siblings
Please give names and ages of your brothers or sisters. If they are enrolled in
grades K-12 (or international equivalent), list their grade levels. If they have
attended or are currently attending college, give the names of the undergraduate
institution, degree earned, and approximate dates of attendance. If more than
three siblings, please list them in the Additional Information section.
Name Age & Grade Relationship
College Attended ___________________________________ CEEB _______
Degree earned _________________________ Dates __________________
or expected
mm/yyyy – mm/yyyy
Name Age & Grade Relationship
College Attended ___________________________________ CEEB _______
Degree earned _________________________ Dates __________________
or expected
mm/yyyy – mm/yyyy
Name Age & Grade Relationship
College Attended ___________________________________ CEEB _______
Degree earned _________________________ Dates __________________
or expected
mm/yyyy – mm/yyyy
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Exit Date School Type
Class Size
Scale
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Yes
If so, what type of degree?
Took time off between high school and college
No change in progression to report
_________ ______ _________ ______ _________ ______
SAT
AP/IB/SAT
Subjects
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DC
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EDUCATION
Colleges & Universities Are you currently enrolled in college? p Yes p No
Current or most recent college or university attended _____________________________________________________________________________________
Entry Date __________________ __________________ p Public p Independent This is a p 2-year p 4-year institution
mm/yyyy mm/yyyy
Address ________________________________________________________________________________ CEEB/ACT code ___________________________
Number & Street
City/Town State/Province Country ZIP/Postal Code
List any college/university where you have taken a course at any time since the 9th grade and mark all that apply: taught on college campus (CO); taught on high school campus,
excluding AP/IB (HS); taught online (ON); college credit awarded (CR); transcript available (TR); degree candidate (DC). Please have official transcripts sent as soon as possible.
College/University Name & CEEB/ACT Code Location (City, State/Province, ZIP/Postal Code, Country) CO HS ON CR TR Dates Attended
(mm/yyyy – mm/yyyy)
Degree Earned
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Do you expect to earn a degree prior to enrolling at the college to which you are applying?
p p No
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Secondary Schools
List all secondary schools you have attended and have the school you graduated from/attended most recently send a Final Report, official transcript, and school profile.
Name of School & CEEB/ACT Code Location (City, State/Province, ZIP/Postal Code, Country) Dates Attended
(mm/yyyy – mm/yyyy)
_____________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ____________________
_____________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ____________________
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Secondary School Graduate Date __________________
mm/yyyy
Please list any community program/organization that has provided free assistance with your application process: ______________________________________________
Please indicate if any of these options will have affected your progression since secondary school. Check all that apply and provide details in the Additional Information
section.
p Took a gap year p p Took time off since last attending college p
ACADEMICS
The self-reported information in this section is not intended to take the place of your official records. Please note the requirements of each institution to which you are
applying and arrange for official transcripts and score reports to be sent from your secondary school and the appropriate testing agencies. Where “Best Scores” are
requested, please report the highest individual scores you have earned so far, even if those scores are from different test dates.
Secondary
School
Grades
Class Rank
(if available)
_________ _________ Weighted? p Yes p No GPA _________ _________ Weighted? p Yes p No
(if available)
ACT Exam Dates:
(past & future)
________ ________ ________ Best Scores:
(so far)
_________ ______ _________ ______ _________ ______
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy COMP mm/dd/yyyy English mm/dd/yyyy Math mm/dd/yyyy
Reading mm/dd/yyyy Science mm/dd/yyyy Writing mm/dd/yyyy
Exam Dates:
(past & future)
__________ __________ Best Scores:
(so far)
______________________________ ______ _________ ______
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy Critical Reading/ Evidence-based
Reading and Writing
mm/dd/yyyy Math mm/dd/yyyy
TOEFL/
IELTS/PTE
Exam Dates:
(past & future)
________ ________ ________ Best Score:
(so far)
_________ ______ _______________________________________
mm/yyyy mm/yyyy mm/yyyy Test mm/yyyy Score
Best Scores:
(per subject, so far)
________ __________________________________ _____ ________ __________________________________ _____
mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score
mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score
mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score mm/yyyy Type & Subject Score
mm/yyyy
Type & Subject
Score
mm/yyyy
Type & Subject
Score
Current Courses Please indicate title, level (100-level, 200-level, etc.) and credit value of all courses you are taking this year. Indicate quarter classes taken in the
same semester on the appropriate semester line. If you are not currently enrolled in college, please list the courses you took most recently.
Full Year/First Semester/First Trimester Second Semester/Second Trimester Third Trimester
or additional first/second term courses if more space is needed
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES & WORK EXPERIENCE
Extracurricular Please list your principal extracurricular, volunteer, and work activities in their order of importance to you. Feel free to group your activities and
paid work experience separately if you prefer. Use the space available to provide details of your activities and accomplishments (specific events, varsity letter, musical
instrument, employer, etc.). To allow us to focus on the highlights of your activities, please complete this section even if you plan to attach a résumé.
Approximate
time spent
When did you participate
in the activity?
If applicable,
do you plan
to participate
in college?
Grade level
Summer/
School
Break
Positions held, honors won, letters earned, or employer
11 12 FY SO JR
Hours
per week
Weeks
per year
School
year
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Common Application member institution admission offices do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, creed, sex,
age, marital status, parental status, physical disability, learning disability, political affiliation, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
WRITING
Personal Essay
Note: Some colleges require a personal essay. You may submit a personal essay to any college, even if it is not required by that college.
Please provide a statement of 250-650 words that addresses your reasons for transferring and the objectives you hope to achieve, and attach it to your
application before submission. NOTE: Your Common Application essay should be the same for all colleges. Do not customize it in any way for individual colleges.
Colleges that want customized essay responses will ask for them on a supplement form.
Additional Information
Please attach a separate sheet if you wish to provide details of circumstances or qualifications not reflected in the application
.
Disciplinary History
Please Note: Common Application member colleges carefully consider all parts of your application. Information provided below will be considered in the
context of the rest of your application and does not necessarily prevent you from being admitted to college. For more information on whether specific
colleges choose to receive this information or how it may be considered, please contact the college directly.
a
Have you ever been found responsible for a disciplinary violation at any educational institution you have attended from the 9
th
grade (or the international equivalent)
forward, whether related to academic misconduct or behavioral misconduct, that resulted in a disciplinary action? These actions could include, but are not limited
to: probation, suspension, removal, dismissal, or expulsion from the institution.
p Yes p No
b
Have you ever been adjudicated guilty or convicted of a misdemeanor or felony? p Yes p No
[Note that you are not required to answer “yes” to this question, or provide an explanation, if the criminal adjudication or conviction has been expunged, sealed,
annulled, pardoned, destroyed, erased, impounded, or otherwise required by law or ordered by a court to be kept confidential.]
If you answered “yes” to either or both questions, please attach a separate sheet of paper that gives the approximate date of each incident, explains the circumstances, and
reflects on what you learned from the experience.
Note: Applicants are expected to immediately notify the institutions to which they are applying should there be any changes to the information requested
in this application, including disciplinary history.
SIGNATURE
Application Fee Payment
If this college requires an application fee, how will you be paying it?
p Online Payment p Will Mail Payment p Fee Waiver Request
Required Signature
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I certify that all information submitted in the admission process—including this application and any other supporting materials—is my own work, factually true,
and honestly presented, and that these documents will become the property of the institution to which I am applying and will not be returned to me. I understand
that I may be subject to a range of possible disciplinary actions, including admission revocation, expulsion, or revocation of course credit, grades, and degree
should the information I have certified be false.
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I agree to notify the institutions to which I am applying immediately should there be any change to the information requested in this application, including
disciplinary history.
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I understand that once my application has been submitted it may not be altered in any way; I will need to contact the institution directly if I wish to provide
additional information.
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I acknowledge that I have reviewed the application instructions for the college receiving this application. I understand that all offers of admission are conditional,
pending receipt of final transcripts showing work comparable in quality to that upon which the offer was based, as well as honorable dismissal from the school.
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I affirm that I will send an enrollment deposit (or equivalent) to only one institution; sending multiple deposits (or equivalent) may result in the withdrawal of my
admission offers from all institutions. [Note: students may send an enrollment deposit (or equivalent) to a second institution where they have been admitted from
the waitlist, provided that they inform the first institution that they will no longer be enrolling.]
Signature _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Date ___________________
mm/dd/yyyy
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