Tufts University accepts the Common Application, the Coalition Application powered by Scoir, 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 two Tufts short-answer questions. 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 and guidance for:
- First-Year Students
- Transfer Students
- International Students
- QuestBridge Students
- Undocumented Students
When you're ready, apply online using the Common Application or the Coalition Application powered by Scoir.
Tufts requests that all applicants adhere to the following deadlines:
|Application Type||Application Deadline||Notification Date|
|Early Decision I||November 1||Mid-December|
|Early Decision II||January 4||Early February|
|Regular Decision||January 4||By April 1|
|Transfer Admission||March 15||May through mid-June|
Find a full guide to applying for financial aid, including financial aid deadlines, by clicking here.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions reserves the right to evaluate an application and make a final decision, even if all parts of the application have not been received. Requests to withdraw an application must be made by the applicant in writing.
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.