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Diversity

  • 82% of the students are from outside the state of Massachusetts.
  • 16% of the students are from outside the US.
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Tufts University


Overview

  • Tufts University is a private, research university located in Medford, Massachusetts, 5 miles north of Boston. Map.
  • Tufts University enrolls approximately 5,255 undergraduate students.
  • In 2014, over 43 percent of the entering class received more than $24.5 million in total aid, $19.2 million of which was grants.
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Socio-economic Diversity

  • 14% of students at Tufts come from families who make less than $60,000 per year.
  • 13% of students at Tufts receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 12% of students in the Class of 2018 are the first in their family to attend a four-year college.

 

    Racial Diversity
    Asian 15%
    Black/African American 6%
    Hispanic 7%
    American Indian/Alaskan Native <1%
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander  <1%
    White, Non-Hispanic 60%
    International/Non-resident 7%
    Other/Ethnicity unknown 4%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 50%
    Male 50%
 

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 School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban
  • City Population: 56,200

Size

  • 5,582 Graduates
  • 5,255 Undergraduates
  • 1,351 Freshmen

Admissions

  • 17% applicants admitted
  • 91% in top decile of class
  • SAT CR Middle 50%: 680-760
  • SAT M Middle 50%: 680-760
  • SAT W middle 50%: 690-760
  • ACT Mean: 32