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Tufts University

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Rating

Private

Type

12,781

Students

$57,324

Tuition

15%

Acceptance

#30

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Medford, MA

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Tufts University is a large private university located in Medford, MA ranked 30thin the US. It has a total of 6,134 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 14.95% of applicants. Tufts University offers 220 different majors and is best known for its biopsychology, critical theory and analysis, and child development programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With a tuition cost of $57,324 per year, Tufts University is very expensive. 82.88% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $75,800 per year, which is 82% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$58,578/Year
Above Average

Tufts University

$58,578

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$76,200/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$33,276/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

15%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Tufts University

15%

National

69%
Sat

1390 - 1540

56% of students submit

Admissions Yield

47%

ACT

0 - 0

44% of students submit

Application Website

www.commonapp.org/

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

6,134Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,541

Part-Time

0
Male

47%

In-state

83%

Female

53%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% International Relations and Affairs7% Computer Science6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics75% Others

13% International Relations and Affairs

7% Computer Science

6% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

75% Others

International Relations and Affairs

13%

412 Graduates

Computer Science

7%

223 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

6%

192 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

156 Graduates

Biomedical Sciences, General

4%

120 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

3%

105 Graduates

Engineering/Industrial Management

3%

94 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

3%

85 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors9:19:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

9

Number of Library Books

885,931

Academic Spend per Student

$25,888

Full-time Retention Rate

96%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$51,200/Year

Tufts University

$51,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$51,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$75,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

82%