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Tufts, founded in 1852, is a private, comprehensive university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Medford, a suburb of Boston.

Website: www.tufts.edu

Private
Co-ed
5,603
Undergraduate
Students
(51.7%) 2,916 Women
(47.6%) 2,687 Men
5,943
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
15% of 21,501 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
740 average
700-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
715 average
680-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33 average
31-34 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$76,200
Tuition and Fees
$58,578
Room and Board
$15,086
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$48,215
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,006
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
681
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Medford Population
57,170
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
65% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Jumbos
Sororities
16.7% of women participate
Fraternities
16% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.6% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.7% White
5.3% Unknown
International Students
10.4% from 74 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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