Tufts University

United States of America

179th US-News World Ranking

Situated in Medford Massachussets, the Tufts  University was founded in 1852. It is a private research university and was founded by Christian Universalists. Over the years it has become a major research institution whose selective admission process has put it in comparison to the Ivy League Institutions. Tufts is recognized as a premier university dedicated to educating new leaders for a changing world.

Presently the university is located at 4 campuses- Medford, Massachusetts; Boston, Massachusetts; Grafton, Massachusetts and Talloires, France. The university comprises of various schools offering programs at under graduate, graduate and professional levels: Schools of Arts and Sciences, School of Museum of Fine Arts, School of Engineering, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Dental Medicine, School of Nutrition Science and Policy, School of Medicine, School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences and School of Veterinary Medicine.

The university offers joint undergraduate degree programs with other universities like New England Conservatory, the Science Po Paris, University of Paris and Oxford University. Many of Tufts programs also have affiliations with the Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Tufts University has student population of more than 11,400 students of which more than 5,500 are enrolled in undergraduate programs and 5,900 are enrolled in graduate and professional courses. The university has more than 1,140 faculty members and has the student to faculty ratio of 9:1. Being very selective in the student acceptance the Tufts University has acceptance rate of 16%.

Notable Alumni: Hank Azaria (Actor and voice actor most famous for his work on The Simpsons), Nicole Fiscella (Actress and model), Jill Lepore (Historian and professor at Harvard University)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

Physics and astronomy attempt to understand and describe how and why the physical universe behaves as it does. Although remarkably simple, physics laws apply to a very wide range of sometimes beautiful and bizarre phenomena, as well as to the past and future of the universe.

Academic Records, Personal Statement, Recommendation Letters, Extra curricular activities, Completed tufts writing supplement/essay, R sum /Curriculum Vitae, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Physicist, Lab Assistant, Teacher, Consultant, Researcher

15th Dec

English

International literary and visual studies (ILVS) is one of Tufts most distinctive majors, combining academic work in literature, film, and the visual arts with study in a foreign language and an emphasis on international culture and issues. By studying the interaction of cultures in the context of literature, cinema, and visual arts, students are able to grasp the similar and differentiating characteristics of related discourses.

Completed Common Application, Letters of Recommendation, Extra curricular activities, High school transcripts, Completed tufts writing supplement, Test scores: SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL

Literature Expert, Cultural Consultant, Agent, Consultant

1st Jan

English

The Africana Studies Program at Tufts University is committed to the analytical study of the historical, cultural, artistic, social, economic, and political lives of peoples of Africa and the African diaspora

Completed Common Application, Letters of Recommendation, Extra curricular activities, High school transcripts, Completed tufts writing supplement, Test scores: SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL

Language Consultant, Ambassador, Officer, Teacher

1st Jan

English

American Studies is an interdisciplinary field that critically examines the narratives that shape our received understandings of the American past and present.

Completed Common Application, Letters of Recommendation, Extra curricular activities, High school transcripts, Completed tufts writing supplement, Test scores: SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL

Ethnic Studies Consultant, Researcher, Teacher,

1st Jan

English

The Department of Anthropology at Tufts University provides students not only with a strong background in critical thinking, analysis, and writing, but also with first-hand experience through original field research.

Completed Common Application, Letters of Recommendation, Extra curricular activities, High school transcripts, Completed tufts writing supplement, Test scores: SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL

Anthropologist, Consultant, Researcher, Teacher

1st Jan

a) Common Application or Coalition Application

b) $75 application fee or fee waiver

c) Official high school transcript and Senior Grades

d) Letters of recommendation

e) Official ACT or SAT scores

f) Typical SAT scores- Critical reading: 680-750, Math: 690-770, ACT range- 30-33

g) Average GPA 3.79

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL: IBT-100

j) Acceptance rate: 14% (2016)

k) Extracurricular Activities and Art Portfolio

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Bachelors: $ 57,324

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Tufts University is $14,700 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Bachelors: January 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

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Regional

United States of America
27
US News
54
QS
61 -70
Shanghai
50
Times Higher Education
32
Forbes
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University Stats

11490

Students

5505

Undergraduates

5980

Postgraduate

1420

Faculty Strength

8

Student Faculty Ratio

16
%

Acceptance Rate

$
57324

Tuition Fees

$
14700

Living Cost

$
4900

Other Fees

4

Avg. GPA

35

Avg. IB

90
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD