The most popular majors at Tufts University include: Social Sciences; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Engineering; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 96%.
What is special about Tufts University?
Tufts is diversity. The campus itself is a mixture between a small liberal arts college and a major research university and its students have a sense of community while maintaining a global awareness. Students also come from every state in the country and other nations in all corners of the globe.
What majors does Tufts specialize in?
Majors and Minors
- Africana Studies (major and minor)
- American Studies (major)
- Anthropology (major)
- Applied Computational Science (minor)
- Applied Mathematics (major)
- Applied Physics (major)
- Arabic (major and minor)
- Archaeology (major)
Why is Tufts ranked so low?
Regarding their US News ranking, they have a relatively low peer assessment rating on US News (because they’re not a research heavy institution and most of their peer schools are LACs) and a smaller endowment (since Tufts almost went bankrupt in the 70’s).
Is Tufts hard to get into?
With an acceptance rate of 14.6%, admission to Tufts is incredibly tough. Based on our analysis, to have a good chance of being admitted, you need to be at the very top of your class and have an SAT score of close to 1530, or an ACT score of around 35.
Is Tufts University a party school?
Almost everyone I know loves Tufts! Tufts students definitely do party. I would say at least half of the student body goes out regularly. We work hard, but we also hit the bars, frats and house parties whenever possible.
Are Tufts students attractive?
Tufts’ women’s ranking on the index surprised some students. Junior Jenna Wells observed that Tufts students seem to be generally unhappy with their peers’ looks. “I’m surprised that we were rated well because I feel like people are always complaining that there aren’t many attractive students at Tufts,” Wells said.
Are Tufts students rich?
The median family income of a student from Tufts is $224,800, and 77% come from the top 20 percent. About 2.1% of students at Tufts came from a poor family but became a rich adult.
Is Tufts a Tier 1 school?
Tufts is one of the nation’s top research universities, earning the “tier 1” classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the university’s output of research activity.
Is BU or BC harder to get into?
BC’s Academic Rigor Statistically, it’s harder to get into BC than it is to get into BU (shout out to the 13 percent competitive difference in BC’s acceptance rate). We graduate more students: 91 percent of BC students graduate in six years compared to BU’s 84 percent.
Is Tufts test optional for 2022?
*For the classes of 2021, 2022, and 2023, we are test optional!* For those who choose to test… Taking a certain test “too many times” is a very subjective, nebulous concept, and it doesn’t hurt your application – we do not penalize students who take the same test multiple times.