Tufts University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Tufts University is 9:1, and the school has 68.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Tufts University include: International Relations and Affairs; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Economics, General; Political Science and Government, General; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 96.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
International Relations and Affairs 17%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 8%
Economics, General 7%
Political Science and Government, General 7%
Psychology, General 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Diploma, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 96%
4-year graduation rate 87%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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