Medford, MA 02155 617-627-3170
About Tufts University
  • Year of Foundation 1852
  • Size of Campus 150 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,078
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51% 49% 75.5%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 34,730
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 5,146
Tufts University is one of America's leading private research universities, located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools,[3] including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines more than any peer school and is well known for its internationalism and study abroad programs. Among its schools is the United States' oldest graduate school of international relations, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 10
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Percent students who are frat members 15%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Christian Fellowship, Catholic Center, Hillel, Christian Fellowship, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Protestant Student Fellowship, Buddhist Sangha at Tufts, Muslim Student Association, Bahai Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Students Assoc. , Armenian Club, Asian Community at Tufts, Assoc. of South Asians, Brazilian Club, Caribbean Club, Chinese Culture Society, Filipino Cultural Society, German Club, Hawaii Club, Hellenic Society, Hispani
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (5), Boston (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boston (5)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 38
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, special housing for disabled students, cooperative housing, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 40,307
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,686,211
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Theater in the round, language lab, nutrition institute, physical electronics lab, bioelectrical/biochemical labs
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,248,400
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,341
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town