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Tufts University

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The campus culture at Tufts University in Massachusetts is “thriving and alive,” and as such it really encourages students to merge their academic and social inter­ests and “pursue both in a passionate way.” This is a place where, through active discussion and a student body with a zest for life, “passion meets reality.” The academic experience her... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Bendetson Hall

Medford, MA 02155

United States

Phone: 617-627-3170

Fax: 617-627-3860


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 93
Most Popular Majors: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
All Majors: African Studies
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
American/United States Studies/Civilization
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Combined Degree Programs: BA/MD
Joint Engineering Program: 5 yr LA/Engr BA/BS, 5 yr BS/MS
Other Joint Degree Programs: 5-yr BA/BFA with SMFA; 5-yr BA/BFA with NEC
Special Study Options: Cross Registration
Double Major
Dual Enrollment
Exchange Student
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
Foundation and distribution requirements for A&S above, no language requirement for SOE
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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:8.8:1
Total Faculty:1049
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:873
Classes Taught by TAs:1%
Most Frequent Class Size:10 - 19
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:10 - 19
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