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.
Intrigued? Great! We're glad you're here. Stay a while, explore, and learn more. Jump to page content


We believe that the cost of attending Tufts should not be a barrier to students and their families. Which is why Tufts proudly meets 100% of demonstrated financial need for all admitted students, regardless of citizenship status.


Through our application process, we seek to understand your lived experiences, your schooling, your aspirations, and your interest in Tufts. We thank you for considering Tufts and look forward to reviewing your application. Apply Now

Featured from the Blog Jumbo Talk: Student Stories

Jewish Life At Tufts     Although Tufts is a nondenominational school, many students do participate in some kind of religious or spiritual life here. We have 8 different chaplains who are all highly trained to provide support in various areas of religious worship. Tufts…
Common “Unique” Questions in the Application Process     The beautiful thing about a diverse institution like Tufts is that we welcome students with a wide variety of different experiences to apply and join us on campus. In line with that, we see applications from some students that boast “unique” experiences…
Jumbo Fall 2021 View Fall 2021 Magazine