Tufts University accepts the Common Application, the Coalition Application, and the QuestBridge Application. To learn more about our application options, click here. In addition to the personal statement, Tufts applicants are required to complete the Tufts Writing Supplement through the Common Application or the Coalition Application. You may also choose to have an optional alumni interview to help the Admissions Office get to know you better.
Preparing Your Application
This website includes information for every type of applicant. Click through for specific application requirements for:
- First-Year Students
- Transfer Students
- International Students
- QuestBridge Students
- Undocumented Students
Tufts requests that all applicants adhere to the following deadlines:
|Application Type||Application Deadline||Notification Date|
|Early Decision I||November 17||December 15, 2020|
|Early Decision II||January 1||Mid-February|
|Regular Decision||January 1||By April 1|
|Transfer Admission||March 15||May through mid-June|
Diversity is one of the core values of Tufts, and the university makes every effort to foster a community that embraces and celebrates difference and inclusivity in order to better prepare graduates for leadership in an increasingly diverse and globalized world. We are firmly committed to building a strong and diverse community that is enriched by many backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and that cultivates a sense of belonging. Given the importance of diversity and inclusion to our university and higher education, we will not alter our commitment.