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Tufts University

Tufts University

Founded in 1852, Tufts University consistently ranks in the top 30 colleges overall in U.S. News and World Report and in the top 15 in admissions selectivity.

Tufts is composed of eight schools including professional schools in medicine, dental medicine and veterinary medicine. Tufts' Fletcher School is one of most prestigious schools for International Affairs.

Famous alumni include New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, late senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Oscar-winning actor William Hurt and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.

Situated in Medford, MA, Tufts is located a short walk from Davis Square in Somerville and about three miles from Harvard Square in Cambridge and about four miles from downtown Boston.

The school's sports teams are known as the Jumbos named after the famous elephant from Barnum and Bailey's circus. P.T. Barnum was a Tufts benefactor in the late 19th century.

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Environmental Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies
Latin American Studies
Near And Middle Eastern Studies
German Studies
Italian Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Evaluation And Research
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Chinese Language And Literature
Japanese Language And Literature
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Arabic Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language And Literature
Latin Language And Literature
Child Development
English Language And Literature, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Cell/Cellular Biology And Histology
Cell/Cellular Biology And Anatomical Sciences, Other
Immunology
Microbiology And Immunology
Genetics, General
Animal Genetics
Biotechnology
Conservation Biology
Epidemiology
Neuroscience
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution
Biopsychology
Museology/Museum Studies
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology
Cognitive Science
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory And Analysis
Human Computer Interaction
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Astrophysics
Chemistry, General
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Educational Psychology
Community Organization And Advocacy
Public Policy Analysis, General
Public Policy Analysis, Other
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
History, Other
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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