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Tufts University

Medford, MA

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

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

Web Sitewww.tufts.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,508
   Women2,774 (50.4%)
   Men2,734 (49.6%)
Graduate Students5,981

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate14% of 20,223 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math729 average
690-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading714 average
680-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing716 average
680-760 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite32 average
31-34 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$70,600
Tuition and Fees
$54,318
Room and Board
$14,054
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$43,518
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,267

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
674
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Medford Population57,170
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 62% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotJumbos
Sororities16.7% of women participate
Fraternities 16% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.2% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
5.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.6% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students10.3% from 82 countries
First-Year Students Returning96.0%
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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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.78 4.24 721 704 32
Low 2.70 3.00 470 450 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• The NQR, otherwise known as the "Naked Quad Run" or the "Nighttime Quad Reception," occurs on the last Friday of finals in December.

• Tufts students regularly paint the university's ceremonial cannon, but only under cover of darkness.

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