Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Tufts University (Medford, MA)


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Tufts University is ranked 23 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 61 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 54%
Applicants who took ACT 46%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+65%
600-69931%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+72%
600-69926%
600+97%

ACT Score

30-3689%
24-2911%
24+100%

Students applied19,063
Students admitted3,069
Admission rate16%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,304
Fees$1,126
Room and board$13,566
Estimated book expense$2,204
Total cost$68,200

Cost after need-based aid$28,292
Cost after non-need-based aid$67,700

Average debt at graduation$26,185

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$65,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$39,908
Average non-need-based aid$500

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,290

Full-Time

Men2,603
Women2,612

Part-Time

Men32
Women43

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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