Tufts UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Medford, MA

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$58,578

Avg tuition

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About Tufts University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

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

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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12k

Students Enrolled

3%

Online Student Enrollment

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can 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.

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%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$57k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$17k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

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.