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#5 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts

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Overview

Student Population
12,219
Tufts University overview
Location Medford, Massachusetts
Online tufts.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Tufts University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 23,127 prospective students applied, and 3,770 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,615 enrolled in the school.  11,018 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,201 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $59,560 plus fees of $1,302. Tufts is ranked 29 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

10/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
10/10
Resources
10/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

Tufts is rated within the top 7% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 10 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
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SAT 1380/1530
ACT 32/35
Estimated GPA 3.91
Applications Accepted
16.3% 
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$59,560
Costs for Tufts University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,302
Room and Board $15,630
Budget for Other Expenses$1,508
Total One Year Cost$79,000

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Outcomes

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

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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%

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

Current students may use the Tufts University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.