Tool December 2016

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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 54.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 46.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 31.10%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 64.70%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 95.80%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 25.50%
SAT I Math score 700+: 71.60%
SAT I Math score 600+: 97.10%
ACT score 24-29: 11.40%
ACT score 30-36: 88.60%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 19,063
Students admitted: 3,069
Admission rate: 16%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 87.6%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,603
Full-time enrolled women: 2,612
Part-time enrolled men: 32
Part-time enrolled women: 43
Total enrollment: 5,290

COSTS

Tuition: $51,304
Room and board: $13,566
Est. book expense: $2,204
Fees: $1,126
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $39,908
Average non-need-based aid: $500
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
77
Average aid package: $42,319
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,934
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 37%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 38%