Tufts University

Medford, MA, USA
4.35 Average Rating

Tufts University is a private, research institution with its main campus in Medford, MA, and two additional state campuses in Boston and Grafton. Tufts is one of the most selective colleges in the United States and listed as #29 in National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. Many students choose to double major and most students graduate with a minor or a second major. The school is known for their popular a capella scene, including the Beelzebubs who have performed on NBC’s The Sing-Off and Glee.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
23%
Out of State Students
67%
0
100
15%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1424
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
11,449
Total Number of Undergrads
5,541
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
88%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
92%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$29,565
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$55,172
Out-of-State Tuition
$55,172
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
36%
Average Aid Per Year
$42,763
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
341
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boston
New York
Washington
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
70%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$66,500
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What Students Are Saying

4.35 Average Rating
tufts is a phenomenal research university. it's a great community made up of interesting and friendly students and professors, and it's welcoming to students with every academic interest imaginable. you'll like it here.
Thomas from Braintree, MA
Tufts is a school for nerds who are uninhibited by pretension. Everyone has the right to pursue their interests with the full support and respect of the community.Tufts is everyone's Disneyland.
Matt from Indianapolis, IN

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