National University
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
New England
Suburb: Large
NCAA Division III (with football)
5,194
Undergraduates
9 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Overview

A highly acclaimed and selective university in a metro area (Boston) awash in similarly qualified universities, Tufts has managed to carve out its own niche in higher education. Tufts is inaccurately viewed as a “safety school” to the Ivies (an occupational hazard if you are a highly selective college in the Northeast corridor).

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