Student Population
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Tufts University overview
Location Medford, Massachusetts
Online tufts.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Tufts University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Medford, Massachusetts, Tufts University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 21,101 prospective students applied, and 3,147 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,410 enrolled in the school.  10,598 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 851 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $53,152 plus fees of $1,166. Tufts is ranked 29 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1460/1560
ACT 31/34
GPA 3.91
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Very High

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Tufts University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,166
Room and Board $14,054
Budget for Other Expenses$1,428
Total One Year Cost$70,600


Average Salary After 10 Years
$83,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
90% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tufts University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 31%
Engineering 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Foreign Languages 7%
Psychology 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168148 IPEDS survey data for Tufts University.