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Tufts University

Medford, MA

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
Brown University, Boston University, Cornell University, Boston College, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard College

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$68,200
Tuition and Fees
$52,430
Room and Board
$13,566
Books and Supplies
$800
Other Expenses
$1,404
Payment PlansInstallment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailstudentservices@ase.tufts.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002219
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants664 (49.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need526 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid515 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met515 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$43,518
Need-Based Gift
Received by 481 (93.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $42,971
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 462 (89.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,772
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 28 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift28 (2.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $500
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,187 (41.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,935 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,911 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,911 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$43,325
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,800 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $41,366
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,746 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,774
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 72 (3.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift72 (1.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $500
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
35%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,267
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,894
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.80 4.24 722 703 32
Low 2.70 3.00 500 450 23
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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