Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts

Overview

Address
School Websitewww.tufts.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Tufts University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Medford, Massachusetts that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 21,501 students applied to Tufts University. Of those students, 3,143 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Tufts University was $55,172, in addition to fees of $1,210. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Tufts University.

Tufts University has a 93% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Tufts University acceptance rate is 15%. To put this into perspective, 3,143 of the 21,501 students who applied to Tufts University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Tufts University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Tufts University had an SAT score between the range of 1,380 and 1,530. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Tufts University was between 31 and 34 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Tufts University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Tufts University, the tuition for in-state residents is $55,172. Combined with fees of $1,210, room and board costs of $14,560, other expenses of $1,558 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $73,500.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $56,382 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Tufts University to $73,500 for out-of-state students.

Students at Tufts University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Tufts University was $4,904 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 11%.

Tufts University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Tufts University.

Tufts University has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 20% of students come from in-state and 12% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Tufts University is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Tufts University to thrive in your studies.

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