Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Tufts University (Medford, MA)


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Tufts University is ranked 22 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 55 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 49%
Applicants who took ACT 51%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+64%
600-69933%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+73%
600-69926%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3688%
24-2911%
24+100%

Students applied20,223
Students admitted2,889
Admission rate14%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$53,152
Fees$1,166
Room and board$14,054
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$69,172

Cost after need-based aid$27,806
Cost after non-need-based aid$68,672

Average debt at graduation$24,267

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$66,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$41,366
Average non-need-based aid$500

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment5,508

Full-Time

Men2,701
Women2,734

Part-Time

Men33
Women40

Freshmen retained96%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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