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Tufts University

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Visiting And Contact Information

Bendetson Hall

Medford, MA 02155

United States

Phone: 617-627-3170

Fax: 617-627-3860

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 98
SAT:
% Submitting Score:62%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:680 - 750
     Math Middle 50%:690 - 770
     Writing Middle 50%:680 - 770
ACT:
% Submitting Score:38%
     ACT Middle 50%:30 - 33
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:91%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:99%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:56%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 18,406
Total applicants who are accepted: 3,469
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,312
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 96%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $70.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: 01/01
Early Decision II Notification Date: 02/15
Regular Application Deadline: 01/01
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: No
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 12 Months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Very important
Recommendation(s):Very important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Important
Level of applicant's interest:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Foreign Language:4
     Social Studies:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    98
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    680 - 750
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    690 - 770
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    680 - 770
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    30 - 33
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/01
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