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Tufts University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Medford, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Archeology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering, General
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Western European Studies
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
New England Conservatory of Music
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
681
Part-Time Faculty
396
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
59%
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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,772,227
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1039
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy

Master's Programs of Study

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Engineering Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • Museum Studies
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Policy
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • History
  • International Affairs
  • Museum Studies
  • Psychology--General

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