Tufts University: Ranking & Review

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Medford Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 82 129
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

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

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

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 Programs 17 232 528 777
Social Sciences 397 290 11 698
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 129 178 41 348
Engineering 160 83 21 264
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 135 112 14 261
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 136 26 5 167
Visual and Performing Arts 9 92 58 3 162
Psychology 74 31 6 111
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 26 26 7 59
Physical Sciences 29 13 15 57
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 52 52
English Language and Literature & Letters 39 2 5 46
Education 43 43
History 32 6 1 39
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 38 38
Mathematics and Statistics 17 12 7 36
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 35 35
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 27 2 29
Philosophy and Religious Studies 7 14 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 20 20
Legal Professions and Studies 12 12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11 11
Architecture and Related Services 8 8
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 1
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone6176285000
Fax+1 (617) 627 3860

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