Tool December 2017

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Tufts University (Medford, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 49.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 33.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 64.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 97%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 26.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 73.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 99%
ACT score 24-29: 11.00%
ACT score 30-36: 88.00%
ACT score 24+: 100.00%
Students applied: 20,223
Students admitted: 2,889
Admission rate: 14%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 87%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,701
Full-time enrolled women: 2,734
Part-time enrolled men: 33
Part-time enrolled women: 40
Total enrollment: 5,508

COSTS

Tuition: $53,152
Room and board: $14,054
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $1,166
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,366
Average non-need-based aid: $500
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
72
Average aid package: $43,325
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,911
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 35%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 35%