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 Tufts University

Tufts University - Medford, MA

, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

General information:(617)628-5000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:10,777(5,194 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:9 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $40,342 $41,598 $42,962 -3%
Out-of-state $40,342 $41,598 $42,962 -3%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $10,746 $11,268 $11,512 -2%
Other $1,242 $1,334 $1,326 1%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $53,130 $55,000 $56,600 -2%
Off Campus $41,142 $42,398 $43,762 -2%
Off Campus with Family $41,142 $42,398 $43,762 -2%
Out-of-state
On Campus $53,130 $55,000 $56,600 -2%
Off Campus $41,142 $42,398 $43,762 -2%
Off Campus with Family $41,142 $42,398 $43,762 -2%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $41,998
In-state fees $964
Out-of-state tuition $41,998
Out-of-state fees $964
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan X
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $41,208
In-state fee $708
Out-of-state tuition $41,208
Out-of-state fees $708
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 634 48% --
Grant or scholarship aid 516 39% $14,822,700 $28,726
Federal grants 136 10% $791,791 $5,822
Pell grants 130 10% $560,559 $4,312
Other federal grants 135 10% $231,232 $1,713
State/local government grant or scholarships 274 21% $164,922 $602
Institutional grants or scholarships 512 39% $13,865,987 $27,082
Student loan aid 420 32% $2,414,743 $5,749
Federal student loans 411 31% $1,640,165 $3,991
Other student loans 147 11% $774,578 $5,269
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,284 44% $63,823,670 $27,944
Pell grants 696 13% $2,893,120 $4,157
Federal student loans 1,718 33% $9,299,751 $5,413

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 10,777
Undergraduate enrollment 5,194
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 82
Graduate enrollment 5,583
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$70

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$75

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 17,104 7,271 9,833
Percent admitted 22% 25% 20%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 9% 7%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 897 68%
ACT 420 32%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 680 740
SAT Math 680 760
SAT Writing 680 760
ACT Composite 30 33
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 90 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division III (with football)MenWomen
All Track Combined 157161
Baseball 28-
Basketball 1411
Fencing -23
Field Hockey -22
Football 75-
Golf 9-
Ice Hockey 27-
Lacrosse 4725
Rowing 3550
Sailing -10
Soccer 2725
Softball -19
Squash 1318
Swimming and Diving 3848
Tennis 139
Volleyball -15

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education08/22/1949 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education07/01/1979 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1929 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs

07/01/1938 Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education

Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree

07/01/1981 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education

Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

07/01/1942 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations100
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 7102
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 102
Aggravated assault 023
Burglary 292018
Motor vehicle theft 110
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 762
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 012
Burglary 161111
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate1.6%
Number in default25
Number in repayment1,520

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00221900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture1-----
Category total7-----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization2-----
Area Studies, Other3-----
Asian Studies/Civilization2-----
Italian Studies1-----
Latin American Studies1-----
Near and Middle Eastern Studies6-----
Russian Studies3-----
Women's Studies2-----
Category total61-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Animal Genetics--6---
Biochemistry--7---
Biology/Biological Sciences, General469---
Biomedical Sciences, General--3---
Biotechnology2-----
Cell Physiology--4---
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--6---
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology-16---
Molecular Biology--5---
Neuroscience--2---
Category total91748---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-11----
International Business/Trade/Commerce-36----
Category total-47----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science13-----
Computer and Information Sciences, General7139---
Category total35139---
Education Colleges
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth-827---
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other1227---
Category total6511514---
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering21168---
Chemical Engineering2365---
Civil Engineering, General20180---
Computer Engineering, General8-----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering23103---
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics1-----
Engineering Science8-----
Engineering, General8-----
Engineering, Other10-----
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering11-----
Industrial Engineering-3----
Mechanical Engineering44210---
Category total1877416---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Biomedical Technology/Technician000---
Engineering/Industrial Management-30----
Category total0300---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General1376---
Category total9376---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature1-----
Arabic Language and Literature6-----
Chinese Language and Literature5-----
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General51----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1-----
French Language and Literature165----
German Language and Literature21----
Japanese Language and Literature4-----
Latin Language and Literature2-----
Russian Language and Literature2-----
Spanish Language and Literature33-----
Category total1297----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Advanced General Dentistry---11--
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other-12-9--
Community Health and Preventive Medicine77-----
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-8----
Dentistry-----175
Endodontics/Endodontology---7--
Health Services Administration-24----
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General----7-
International Public Health/International Health-12----
Medical Scientist-10----
Medicine-----174
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-392---
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery---2--
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics-1-9--
Periodontics/Periodontology-1-6--
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design-11---
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology-1-3--
Public Health, Other-45----
Veterinary Medicine-----77
Category total773453477426
History Colleges
History, General1561---
History, Other-3----
Category total6391---
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
International Law and Legal Studies-16----
Category total-16----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General873---
Category total2773---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other33-1---
Museology/Museum Studies-5----
Nutrition Sciences-16---
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2-----
Category total98977---
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy167----
Religion/Religious Studies5-----
Category total507----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General258---
Geology/Earth Science, General5-----
Physics, General375---
Category total241213---
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology1-----
Educational Psychology-17-11--
Psychology, General1082---
Category total12225211--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Policy Analysis, General-12----
Category total-12----
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology2-----
Archeology53----
Economics, General3019----
International Relations and Affairs4126016---
Political Science and Government, General15-----
Social Sciences, Other8-----
Sociology2-----
Urban Studies/Affairs-37----
Category total58531916---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation711----
Art/Art Studies, General12524----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General230---
Music, General37----
Category total187450---
Grand total44384138587426