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Tufts reported their regular decision results. The university received a record number of applications for the Class of 2027. Of the over 34,000 students who applied, 9.5% were admitted to this prestigious university. Tufts does not reveal the exact number of accepted admissions.
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|Number of Applications||Accepted Students||Acceptance Rate|
In total, Tufts admitted 3,230 students into their class of 2027, out of over 34,000 applicants for an acceptance rate of 9.5%. As in recent years, about 40% of admitted students did not submit SAT/ACT scores with their application.
“By virtue of their lived experiences, accomplishments, and aspirations, these students will positively influence the Tufts community,” said JT Duck, dean of undergraduate admissions for the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. Applications to the School of Engineering and to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts also were the most ever received.
International students represent 11% of the class and 75 countries.
Of all admitted students, 55% attended public high schools or public charter high schools, with the remainder attending independent schools, religiously affiliated schools, or home schools.
Of those admitted students attending high schools with class rank, 91% are ranked in the top 10% of their class.
Students who will be the first in their family to graduate from a four-year college make up 11% of the class. Thirteen percent of the admitted students are eligible for Pell grants.
Tufts University has seen an increase in applicants over the last few years. The charts below show the overall acceptance and early decision acceptance statistics over the last three years.
|Class of 2025||Class of 2026||Class of 2027|
|Total First-Year Applicants||31,000||34,880||34,000|
|Overall Admission Rate||11%||12%||9.5%|
On average, about 34,000 students apply to Tufts University each year. Ranked #32 by US News, the school’s acceptance rate ranges from about 10%, although it has been lower in recent years.
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According to US News, Tufts University ranks #32 in the United States and is one of the top undergraduate teaching schools in the nation. Most college admissions experts agree that the number of students applying to top universities will continue to grow, especially if schools continue making standardized testing optional.
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