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Ranking

#28

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  University 

Source:
2013 U.S.News Rankings
 

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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 2011, over 37 percent of the entering class received more than $16 million in total aid, $14.6 million of which was grants.
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Socio-economic Diversity

  • 13% of students at Tufts come from families who make less than $60,000 per year.
  • 11% of students at Tufts receive Federal Pell Grants, which typically go to students whose family incomes are below $40,000.
  • 10% of students in the Class of 2016 are the first in their family to attend a four-year college.

 

    Racial Diversity
    Asian 11%
    Black/African American 5%
    Hispanic 6%
    American Indian/Alaskan Native <1%
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander  <1%
    White, Non-Hispanic 57%
    Two or more races 2%
    International/Non-resident 6%
    Other/Ethnicity unknown 12%

     

    Gender Ratio
    Female 52%
    Male 48%
 

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 School Profile

Campus Setting

  • Suburban
  • City Population: 56,200

Size

  • 5,582 Graduates
  • 5,255 Undergraduates
  • 1,309 Freshmen

Admissions

  • 18.7% applicants admitted
  • 91% in top decile of class
  • SAT CR Middle 50%: 670-760
  • SAT M Middle 50%: 680-760
  • SAT W middle 50%: 680-760
  • ACT Mean: 31