About Tufts University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Tufts University cost?

Tufts University Cost of Attendance
In-state $52,430
Out-of-state $52,430
On-Campus Room and Board $13,556
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,095
Average Annual Cost $28,076
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Tufts University Financial Aid and Debt

91%

Students paying down their debt

$18,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$186

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 43% $36,578
Federal Grants 10% $8,269
Pell grants 10% $4,380
Other federal grants 10% $3,715
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 5% $1,540
Institutional grants or scholarships 36% $35,505
Student loan aid 22% $7,176
Federal student loans 21% $5,492
Other student loans 6% $11,658

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Tufts University Admissions

What is Tufts University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 14%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 49% of applicants
SAT Reading 680-750
SAT Math 690-770
SAT Writing 680-750
ACT Submissions 51% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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Tufts University Campus Life

9:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

18

Forbes Ranking

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

92%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 5697
Living on campus
Transfer Students 18%
Under Age 25 33%
Gender Balance
Men
49%
Women
51%

Student Diversity

66%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
56.63%
Unknown
22.03%
Asian
11.29%
Hispanic or Latino
6.21%
Black or African American
3.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.04%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.00%

Tufts University Graduation Success

96%

First Year Student Retention

87%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$66,500

Average Salary After Graduation

About Tufts University

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify