Tufts UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Medford, Massachusetts Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$58,578

Avg tuition

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About Tufts University

A private, nonprofit school in Medford, Massachusetts, Tufts University enrolls more than 12,000 students annually. Accepting 15% of applicants and graduating 94% of its students, the competitive research institution offers more than 150 undergraduate options and over 160 graduate programs. Tufts features four campuses (including three in Massachusetts), six libraries, and over 45 interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. Students also have access to 300-plus clubs and organizations.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

15% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 15%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 96%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 94%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1390-1540

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 32-34

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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56%

Female Student Population

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

12k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

52%

Asian

14%

Non-U.S. Citizen

13%

Hispanic

7%

Black

5%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

11% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

11%

State Grant Aid

3%

Institution Grant Aid

37%

Pell Grant

11%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,522
State Grant Aid $3,159
Institution Grant Aid $45,424
Pell Grant Aid $4,762
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.