Tufts University (TU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in United States. TU began its academic activity in1852. Tufts University is a jewel of Medford, where the university constructed its campus.

University ranking. Tufts University has garnered a reputation of a strong educational institution as it is among the top 50 universities of United States. Tufts University Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Arts and Humanities», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Social Sciences and Management».

Application process and the cost of tuition. To enroll the student must provide the information on previous academic performance and pass examinations. Tufts University is one of the most selective universities in the world, accepting 1 out of 6 students who submitted the aplication. The academic year in TU is divided to 2 academic semesters. The tuition fees are quite steep. A year of bachelor studies at TU will cost you at least 47,000 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 45,000 USD per year. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. The official website of the university (http://www.tufts.edu) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Tufts University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 13 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. Local students have the opportunity to work with foreigners. 15% of students come from abroad. The teaching staff consists of more than 1500 specialists. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of TU. The library is available to all of the students. The university also provides dormitories for those who need them.
Ranking   172   54
Country United States
City Medford
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  59,544 USD/year.
to  61,629 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  21,662 USD/year.
to  85,105 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
 
62,037 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  21,662 USD/year.
to  85,105 USD/year.
Living expenses $859 -1,425 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 16.30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1852
Abbreviation TU
Teachers 1,459
Students 12,158
Foreigners 15%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Peace and Light
Accreditation
• New England Commission on Higher Education
Affiliations
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Rankings
World ranking 172
Country ranking 54
Quality of teaching 223
International Faculty 400
International Students 322
Citations per Faculty 103
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 273
Life Sciences and Medicine 108
Social Sciences and Management 368
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 172
QS World University Rankings 252
ARWU Academic Ranking 101
Alternative title
English Tufts University
Russian Университет Тафтса
Arabic جامعة تافتس
German Tufts-Universität
Spanish Universidad Tufts
French Université de Tufts
Japanese タフツ大学
Korean 터프츠대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Tufts
Chinese 塔夫茨大学
cy Prifysgol Tufts
it Tufts University
Ukrainian Університет Тафтса
ca Universitat Tufts
nl Tuftsuniversiteit
th มหาวิทยาลัยทัฟส์
tr Tufts Üniversitesi
eu Tufts Unibertsitatea
fi Tuftsin yliopisto
hu Tufts Egyetem
pl Uniwersytet Tuftsa
sv Tufts University
fa دانشگاه تافتز
ga Ollscoil Tufts
bg Университет Тъфтс
he אוניברסיטת טאפטס
ur ٹفٹس یونیورسٹی
el Πανεπιστήμιο Ταφτς
da Tufts University
sr Универзитет Тафтс
sk Tufts University
cs Tuftsova univerzita
hy Թաֆթսի համալսարան
be Універсітэт Тафтса
et Tuftsi Ülikool
ka ტაფტსის უნივერსიტეტი
is Tufts-háskóli
nb Tufts University
gd Oilthigh Tufts
uz Tufts universiteti
tl Pamantasang Tufts
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Tufts University - Official Description

Founded in 1852, Tufts University is recognized among the premier universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a " RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)” institution based on the breadth of basic and clinical research conducted, Tufts has extensive and highly regarded liberal arts, sciences and engineering programs that draw outstanding students from around the world with the highest academic achievement and standing. More than 98 percent of enrolling students expect to pursue graduate or professional study after completion of a bachelors degree. Approximately 50 percent of all undergraduates attending Tufts pursue course work outside the United States to add a strong international dimension to their field of study and expand their global knowledge. The university's language studies are both popular and rigorous. Tufts balances teaching with research, where students are encouraged to develop strong analytical skills. A growing number of innovative research initiatives and joint degree programs are available for both undergraduate and graduate students in liberal arts, sciences and engineering, as well as the University's seven graduate and professional schools.

Description of Tufts University

Founded in 1852, Tufts University is among the premier universities in the US. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic and scholarly excellence, as well as for the preparation of students in a variety of professions. Recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a university with very high research basic and clinical research activity, Tufts has highly regarded programs in the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, medicine, dentistry, nutrition and international relations, which draw students from around the world with the highest academic achievement and standing. More than 85% of Tufts undergraduate students expect to pursue graduate or professional study after completion of a bachelor’s degree, and half of all undergraduates pursue coursework outside the US to add an international dimension to their work. A growing number of innovative research initiatives and joint degree programs are available for both undergraduate and graduate students in Tufts’ seven graduate and professional schools

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