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By the Numbers


Inclusive Excellence


of 2021 first-time-in-college students (FTIC) are underrepresented minorities.


of our FTIC students are Pell Grant recipients, up from 20% in 2020.

National Rankings

Top 16%
In the Nation

Among all colleges and universities.

(Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2021)

Top 50
In the U.S.

Several undergraduate and graduate programs in the Top 50.

(U.S. News & World Report: “Best Colleges 2022”)

Career Outcomes

Success Rate

Employed or in grad school within 6 months of graduation.

Return on Investment

A typical SU undergrad will benefit financially over their career by more than $1 million (compared to the cost investment of four years of SU tuition).

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce “The First Try at ROI”

Higher Earnings

Average earnings 10 years after graduation are 36% higher than the national average.

—NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers)


Best City for Young Professionals in the U.S.

— (2021)

Best Cities for Tech Jobs

–ZDNet (2022)

for Outdoor Activities

—Niche 2021


Top 20
among “green” U.S. colleges and universities.

Sierra magazine’s Cool Schools 2021

Most Environmentally Responsible University

—The Princeton Review, Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition

Commitment to Divest from Fossil Fuels by 2023