Why Tufts? Intellectually Playful. Kind. Collaborative. Civically Engaged. Globally Minded.

While Tufts students are as multidimensional as the Hill they call home, these descriptors tend to define our community. Located just five miles outside of Boston, Tufts values close student-faculty collaboration, unique interdisciplinary research, and diversities of all kinds.
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