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Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts, United States
Tufts is a private university with campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville & Grafton, Mass., and Talloires, France. Tufts is a blend of both a research university and a liberal arts college, a unique combination that attracts students,faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (6)
Law (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Education & Training (2)

About

History

Tufts University Alumni Association (TUAA) has been an integral part of the fabric of Tufts almost since the university’s founding. In fact the “Association of the Alumni of Tufts College” was formed in July of 1860, just four years after the college held its first commencement.

Education

Studying at Tufts, you are part of a diverse community of over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students from over 60 different countries.

Research

Research at Tufts is about breaking down walls—between fields, between faculty and students, between what is and what could be. Innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration are the foundations of discovery at Tufts. Our world-class researchers push boundaries and ask questions that will take our knowledge to the next level.

Career

Career Center - We will help you identify your career goals and gain the skills, resources, contacts, and tools necessary to achieve them. Whether you are deciding on a major or career, looking for an internship or job, or considering graduate school, we can help. We offer a wide range of employment opportunities to support a diverse academic environment.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
151
2017
151 -50
2016
101
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
152 17
2018
169 -34
2017
135
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
237 6
2018
243 -5
2017
238
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
179 -6
2017
173
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Affairs. We are a central resource and can help you out when you’re not sure where to start. We support an inclusive and safe community for all students and promote leadership development in partnership with many other campus offices. Our mission is to help all Tufts thrive in our living and learning community.

Housing services

We offer a variety of housing options for students of all class years. Within each hall we aim to foster an inclusive community that meets each student’s academic and social needs. We have halls specifically for the first-year experience, the continuing student experience, and the graduate student experience.

Library services

Tisch Library serves the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering at Tufts University. The largest of the Tufts Libraries, Tisch Library welcomes and aims to serve the entire Tufts Community as they pursue their teaching, learning and research. Our collections, staff expertise, and physical spaces are extensive.

Medical services

Health and Wellness - We are a diverse team of healthcare professionals who are passionate about providing comprehensive and integrative health and wellness care to help all undergraduate and graduate students enhance and maintain their physical, social and emotional health.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Tufts University Department of Athletics features excellent facilities for the entire Tufts University community to use. One of our major functions is to encourage the university community to start a personal program of recreation so that you can experience the benefits and joy of feeling fit and having fun.

We try to provide as much free recreational time as possible, given the limitations of space and the demands of intercollegiate athletics, physical education classes, intramural sports, and special events.

Student clubs

  • 341 student organizations recognized by the Tufts Community Union
  • 132 Graduate and Professional clubs and organizations

Student Reviews

Siobhan O'Neil rated 5 out of 5 stars

Tufts is a challenging school academically, but the harder classes for me tended to be the initial classes: the first few chemistry courses, mid-level calculus, freshman-year writing seminars. For this reason, it can be hard to take classes in other subjects than those you feel most comfortable, because you'll likely be taking the hard, "weed-out," intro classes. But...

Interdisciplinarity at Tufts
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Tufts University offers a great deal of freedom and support for students to have an active hand in their studies. I was able to create my own interdisciplinary course of study with the guidance of three professors from different departments. I was able to focus on the academic questions that interest me the most, and couldn't be happier.

Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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