Tufts University

Medford, MA

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Tufts University

Tufts University

Tufts University Student Essentials

Tufts University Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Jumbos
Website: www.tufts.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $44,666
Out-of-State Tuition: $44,666
Retention Rate: 97%
Enrollment: 11,653
Year Established: 1852

About Tufts University

Whether interested in the Liberal Arts or Engineering, if you're a resident of Boston's suburbs, you can get a highly respected, quality education at the Medford/Somerville campus of Tufts University.

At Medford/Somerville you can pursue a degree in Art History, Chemical Engineering, Drama, Occupational Therapy, Risk Management, Romance Languages or Women's Studies just to name a few.

As eclectic as the academics are the student life and service offerings. An African American Student's Association, Art Gallery, Latino Student Center, Counseling services and numerous student activities and events are all housed on the Medford/Somerville campus.

Since Medford/Somerville is only a short drive or public transit ride to Boston, students can also benefit from the numerous cultural and social activities of the city.

As a long-respected, reputable school, Tufts is selective in its admission of undergraduate and graduate students.

Financial aid is available to qualifying students through grants, loans and other sources.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Tufts University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

This school seemed perfect. Everyone there raved about the school and did not miss a chance to tell me about how happy they were at Tufts, and every alumni that I've talked to looks back on their time at Tufts and tells me how great it was and how much fun I will have there.


Tufts University Map & Location

Tufts University
Bendetson Hall
Medford, MA 02155


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Getting Around Tufts University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Medford, MA

Winter
Dec
40
23
Jan
35
17
Feb
39
20
Spring
Mar
47
27
Apr
58
36
May
69
46
Summer
Jun
77
56
Jul
82
62
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
62
40
Nov
51
32

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 5,657
Freshman Class 1,316
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 11,653

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 59%
  • Asian: 11%
  • Unknown and Other: 19%
Latino 7%
African American 5%
Caucasian 59%
Asian 11%
Unknown and Other 19%

Undergraduate 49%
Graduate 51%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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