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Monday, January 22, 2018

SU at a Glance: 2017-2018

Patricia R. Guerrieri University CenterPresident: Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach

Total Enrollment: 8,714

Undergraduate Majors: 43

Master’s and Doctoral Programs: 17

Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Students: From 32 States and 66 Countries

Full-Time Faculty: 435

In-State Tuition/Fees: Approximately $9,582

Out-of-State Tuition/Fees: Approximately $18,622

Room/Board: Approximttely $11,550

National Rankings

  • Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges”
  • The Princeton Review’s Guide to 375 Green Colleges
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges (SU also is among U.S. News' Best Regional Universities in the North, Best Online M.B.A. Programs and an “A-plus Schools for B Students”)
  • The Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges and The Best Northeastern Colleges
  • Washington Monthly’s “America’s Best Bang-For-The-Buck Colleges”
  • Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges”
  • Money’s “The Best Colleges for Your Money”
  • "Best College Food in America" Top 10 Percent -
  • “50 Best Value Colleges for Teaching Degrees” - Best Value
  • “15 of the Most Beautiful College Campuses” -
  • “10 Best Colleges for Biology Majors in Maryland” -
  • "10 Best Colleges for Economic Majors in Maryland" -
  • “Top 50 Most Beautiful Autumn Campuses” - Best College
  • “The 50 Most Beautiful College Arboretums” - Best College
  • "Model of Efficiency" - University Business

Points of Distinction

  • SU has opened over $350 million in new facilities in recent years, including the award-winning Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons and Sea Gull Stadium, called among the best in NCAA Division III.


  • Students earn prestigious honors; four recently won Fulbrights to conduct neuroscience research in Sweden, and teach English in Mongolia, Thailand and Brazil after graduation.  


  • A hub for innovative ideas, SU awards some $300,000 annually through its Student Entrepreneurship Competitions and Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery, and soon will open a Center for Entrepreneurship thanks to $5 million in private support.


  • SU’s impact on the regional economy approaches half a billion dollars annually.


  • Among SU’s 47,000 alumni are the sculptor of Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl,” the head coach of the Atlanta Falcons; vice presidents at Warner Brothers and J.P.Morgan; and the chairman of Perdue Farms.

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