|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,657 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Tufts University is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 20,223 applications and only 2,889 students were granted admission. Tufts University is at the #12 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 49% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1370 to 1520|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Tufts University's tuition was $51,304 for all students regardless of residency (91.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 43% of Tufts University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 10% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,771 (which is 8.4% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Tufts University in 2016-2017, was 284, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,430 (which is 24.9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Tufts University has enrolled a total of 11,489 students (10,545 students full-time and 944 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,489 students, 246 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 5,508 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,981 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 155 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 13%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Tufts University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||27%||1,043||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||222|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||4%||153|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||115|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||97|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Tufts University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Tufts University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $50,600. Last year, out of the total 976 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 898 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,164 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,059 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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