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COLLEGE PROFILE

Tufts University

Medford, MA

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Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • 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
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, 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 Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Experimental Psychology
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Music, General
  • 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
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, Engineering, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
New England Conservatory of Music, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Special ProgramsDouble major, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Internships, Semester at sea, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty682
Part-Time Faculty313
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
7%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 42% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings1,772,227
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus1039
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
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 in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of International Business, Master of Science in Engineering Management
Master's Programs of Study
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animal Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astrophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • French
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • German
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • International Health
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Middle School Education
  • Museum Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Reproductive Biology
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theater
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Water Resources Engineering
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Art Education
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Genetics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • International Health
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Museum Education
  • Museum Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Structural Biology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theater
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Water Resources Engineering
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Average 3.79 4.24 719 700 32
Low 2.70 3.00 470 450 19
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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