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Tufts University

,
Medford, Massachusetts – 02155-5555 
Phone: 
(617)628-5000

INSTITUTION

Tufts University

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

11%

Admissions Yield

50%

Applicants Total

31,198

Admissions Total

3,566

ENROLLMENT

Tufts University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,676 and a student faculty ratio of 10:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
1,868
Total Enrollment
13,293
Undergraduate Enrollment
6,676
Graduate Enrollment
6,617
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
97
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10
Enrolled Total
1,800

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Tufts University is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $63,000
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $81,700
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $81,700

ACT Requirements​

23%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

33%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Tufts University scored between a 1440 – 1550 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1500. Roughly 32% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
32%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
710
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
760
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
790

Admissions Criteria

The Tufts University evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
5%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
9%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
48%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
16%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

46% of students at Tufts University are awarded financial aid with an average package of $47,937. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

46%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$47,937

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$31,630

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Tufts University has an average graduation rate of 89% within 4 years and 94% within 6 years. At Tufts University, 1,371 students earn a bachelors, 1,421 receive a master’s, and 650 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 14% of the student body are from foreign countries,20% in-state, and 66% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
20%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
66%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
14%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
1,371
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
1,421
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
650
Graduation rate, total cohort
94
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
89
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
94