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)
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