Tufts University

Tufts University is ranked as the 27th best university, according to U.S. News rankings and is located in Massachusetts near Boston.

Facts and Figures:

Tuition: $48,643

Undergraduate Population: 5,216

Graduate population: 5,443

Total student population: 10,659

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 92.3%

Campus Rating

    Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): Red Light 

    American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) - C: No required classes in Composition, Literature, U.S. History, or Economics. 


Campus Spotlight

  • Political Student Organizations: 

    Liberal (13): College Democrats, Amnesty International, Labor Coalition, Tufts for Bernie, and others. 

    Conservative (1): College Republicans 

    Employee Political Contributions (2012-2016): 

    Democrats: $553, 774 (93.11%) 

    Republicans: $20,808 (3.5%) 

    All Stories

    Tufts University announces it will 'proactively and openly' recruit illegal immigrants
  • Tufts University, a private research school in Massachusetts, announced last week that it will begin to “proactively and openly” recruit illegal immigrants. The university said in a statement that it will offer institutional financial aid to illegal immigrants because they are currently ineligible to receive federal financial aid. According to the university’s website, the...

  • Tufts students pass BDS resolution on eve of Passover
  • Last Sunday, on the Eve of Passover, the Tufts University student senate passed a resolution calling for the school to divest from four companies they claim are implicated in the “occupation” and “apartheid” of “Occupied Palestinian territory.” Elbit Systems, G4S, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Northrop Grumman are named in the resolution, which was...

  • TREND: Push for Plan-B vending machines, free contraception
  • Universities across the country are providing students with easy access to birth control, with some even installing Plan B-dispensing vending machines on campus. The University of California at Davis recently installed a vending machine on campus containing items such as the morning-after pill, condoms, and pregnancy tests for purchase, according to The Los Angeles Times. [RELATED: Berkeley...

  • 'Disorientation guide' calls Jews white supremacists
  • Students at Tufts University recently claimed that Israel is a “white supremacist state” that perpetuates “apartheid” against Palestinians. In a “Tufts Disorientation Guide,” which was distributed to incoming freshmen, students targeted Tufts University Hillel as an organization that supports a “white supremacist state” [RELATED: Student...