Tufts University: Ranking & Review

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Medford
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United States
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World
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182129
Top 1%

Tufts University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate15%17%13%
Applicants21,1018,86412,237
Admissions3,1471,4831,644
Enrolled undergraduates1,410672738
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,4495,1026,347

337 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

191 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores473
Percent of students submitting SAT scores34%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
730
Math
745

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores934
Percent of students submitting ACT scores66%
ACT Composite
32

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $85.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Tufts University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$70,600$70,600
Off-campus$70,600$70,600
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,054 and other expenses per full academic year.

Tufts University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,735 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$53,152$53,152
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,166$1,166
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,661$1,661
Tuition for Full-time graduates$49,892$49,892
Fees for full-time graduates$874$874
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,248$1,248

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs17232528777
Social Sciences39729011698
Biological and Biomedical Sciences12917841348
Engineering1608321264
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies13511214261
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services136265167
Visual and Performing Arts992583162
Psychology74316111
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2626759
Physical Sciences29131557
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields5252
English Language and Literature & Letters392546
Education4343
History326139
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3838
Mathematics and Statistics1712736
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3535
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics27229
Philosophy and Religious Studies71421
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2020
Legal Professions and Studies1212
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1111
Architecture and Related Services88
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Grand Total91,3611,2616643,295

A total of 1,370 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Tufts University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,925 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate93%92%95%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

General info

Alternative namesTU
Founded1852
MottoPax et Lux
Peace and Light
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsbrown, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,427
Instructional FTE1,060
Research FTE482
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.tufts.edu
Address419 Boston Avenue
Medford, Massachusetts, 02155-5555
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population56,000
Phone6176285000
Fax+1 (617) 627 3860

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