Tufts University

country rank  49
world rank  63

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University Overview

Established in 1852, Tufts University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Medford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Tufts University (TU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tufts University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 167 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym TU
Founded 1852
Motto Pax et Lux
Peace and Light
Colours Brown and blue

University Location

Address 419 Boston Avenue
Medford (population range: 50,000-249,999)
02155-5555 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (617) 628 5000
F +1 (617) 627 3860

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Bendetson Hall
Medford 02155-5555
+1 (617) 627 3170

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tufts University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA), Commission on Dental Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019