Undergraduate

Students

The heart of a Tufts undergraduate education is the exploration of both our consciousness and our society. Tufts fosters a culture of academic rigor and inspired scholarship in a range of fields, from life sciences to literature. Our students are problem solvers and entrepreneurs, figuring out solutions for the challenges ahead.

At Tufts, you can major in more than 70 undergraduate degree programs and have your pick from thousands of undergraduate courses. There are approximately 5,300 undergraduate students at Tufts, about 90 percent in the School of Arts and Sciences and 10 percent in the School of Engineering.

The majority of courses are taught by full-time professors, most of whom hold a Ph.D. and many of whom are practicing professionals in their fields. The university strives to foster personal relationships between students and faculty, encouraging individual attention in both the classroom and research settings.

What can I study at Tufts?

You have a wide range of potential majors and fields of study at Tufts, all on our Medford/Somerville campus.

View all undergraduate majors and minors in the School of Arts and Sciences

View all undergraduate majors and minors in the School of Engineering

Academic Profiles

Kindling the Spirit of Democracy

At the AmeriCorps 20th anniversary celebration held at Tufts, volunteers are told they will transform America—and themselves
Sep 15, 2014

Hands-on High Tech Biology

High school students came to Tufts this summer to learn the intricacies of bioinformatics
Sep 8, 2014

Heading Off to Tufts

Our photographers chronicle the first day of college for two undergraduate students
Aug 28, 2014

Study Abroad

Expand your horizons, and join almost half of Tufts undergraduates who take advantage of the numerous study abroad options available to them.
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Course Catalog

Take a look at the thousands of course offerings currently available to undergraduates.
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Apply to Tufts

Everything you need to apply to Tufts as an undergraduate is on our Admissions website.
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Non-Discrimination Statement

Unlawful discrimination has no place at Tufts University and offends the University’s core values which include a commitment to equal opportunity and inclusion.   All Tufts employees, faculty members, students and community members are expected to join with and uphold this commitment.

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Academic Calendars

Stay up to date on holidays, registration deadlines and exam schedules.
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Undergraduate Education, Student Affairs and Student Services (USS)

USS provides a coordinated and comprehensive network of academic, administrative and support services.
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Summer Session

Get information on summer classes and schedules.
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Research Opportunities

As an undergrad, there's a lab or a library calling your name. Be a part of the research happening at Tufts.
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