Tufts University

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General Information

Admission Office
Bendetson Hall
Medford, MA 02155
(617) 627-3170
Fax: (617) 627-3860
[email protected]
Contact: Lee Coffin
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Management
Main Address
Medford, MA 02155
(617) 628-5000

www.tufts.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 5,044
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,297
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,029
Graduate enrollment: 3,251

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $70

Online application fee: $70
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 26%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 97%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $36,700 $38,840 $40,342 $41,598 +3.11%
Books and Supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,160 $10,518 $10,746 $11,268 +4.86%
Other $1,240 $1,242 $1,242 $1,334 +7.41%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $48,900 $51,400 $53,130 $55,000 +3.52%
In-state Off Campus $37,500 $39,640 $41,142 $42,398 +3.05%
In-state with Family $37,500 $39,640 $41,142 $42,398 +3.05%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $39,624
In-state Student Fees $646
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $39,624
Out-of-state Fees $646

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 617 48%
Grant or scholarship aid 506 39% $14,514,838 $28,685
• Federal grants 141 11% $905,368 $6,421
• Pell grants 132 10% $479,486 $3,632
• Other federal grants 141 11% $425,882 $3,020
State/local government grant or scholarships 272 21% $1,041,734 $3,830
Institutional grants or scholarships 498 38% $12,567,736 $25,236
Student loan aid 346 27% $2,413,468 $6,975
• Federal student loans 326 25% $1,246,761 $3,824
• Other student loans 120 9% $1,166,707 $9,723

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1768 995 553 68
Architecture and Related Services 14
Architecture 14
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 58
American/united States Studies/civilization 25
Area Studies, Other 3
Asian Studies/civilization 3
Italian Studies 2
Latin American Studies 2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 13
Russian Studies 1
Women’s Studies 9
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 75 9 32
Animal Genetics 2 2
Biochemistry 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 75 7 4
Biomedical Sciences 1
Cell Physiology 2
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 4
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 3
Molecular Biology 8
Neuroscience 3
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 29
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 9
International Business/trade/commerce 20
Computing and Information Sciences 21 16 3
Computer and Information Sciences 14 16 3
Computer Science 7
Education 57 111 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 70 1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 57 41 1
Engineering 179 52 13
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 14 1 2
Chemical Engineering 35 3 3
Civil Engineering 11 23 4
Computer Engineering 6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 22 13 1
Engineering Physics/applied Physics 3
Engineering Science 8
Engineering 20
Engineering, Other 9
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering 4
Industrial Engineering 2
Mechanical Engineering 47 10 3
Engineering Technology 1 34 5
Biomedical Technology/technician 1 10 5
Engineering/industrial Management 24
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 83 6 5
English Language and Literature 83 6 5
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 129 6
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature 2
Chinese Language and Literature 14
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 5
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 6
French Language and Literature 34
German Language and Literature 4 1
Japanese Language and Literature 10
Russian Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 43
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 75 238 435 52
Advanced General Dentistry 1 14
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and oral Sciences, Other 10
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 75
Dental Clinical Sciences 6
Dentistry 186
Endodontics/endodontology 6
Health Services Administration 12
International Public Health/international Health 9
Medical Scientist 12 1
Medicine 169
Occupational Therapy/therapist 51 4
oral/maxillofacial Surgery 2
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics 1 9
Periodontics/periodontology 7
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 1
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology 2 4
Public Health, Other 144
Veterinary Medicine 74
History 56 6 1
History 56 3 1
History, Other 3
Human Services 14
Public Policy Analysis 14
Legal and Law Studies 18
International Law and Legal Studies 18
Mathematics and Statistics 36 2 2
Mathematics 36 2 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 106 65 22
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 92 2
Museology/museum Studies 4
Nutrition Sciences 61 20
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 14
Physical Sciences 30 7 8
Chemistry 16 6 6
Geology and Earth Science 5
Physics 9 1 2
Psychology 107 17 6 16
Clinical Psychology 23
Educational Psychology 11 16
Psychology 84 6 6
Social Sciences 573 327 13
Anthropology 29
Archeology 5 2
Economics 143 12
International Relations and Affairs 207 278 13
Political Science and Government 103
Social Sciences, Other 64
Sociology 22
Urban Studies/affairs 35
Visual and Performing Arts 168 38 6
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 38 8
Art/art Studies 100 20
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 10 3 6
Music 20 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
Central/Eastern European Studies B
East Asian Studies B
European Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Western European Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musicology/Ethnomusicology B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B

Engineering

Architectural Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Engineering Physics B
Engineering Science B
Environmental Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Italian B
Japanese B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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