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Diversity and Inclusion

Tufts is enriched by the many experiences and perspectives each individual member brings to our community. We are committed to providing every student, faculty and staff member with the best possible experience, regardless of their:

  • race
  • color
  • national or ethnic origin
  • ancestry
  • age
  • religion or religious creed
  • ability
  • sex or gender
  • gender identity and/or expression
  • sexual orientation
  • military or veteran status
  • genetic information

Non-Discrimination Statement 

Diversity Overview

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More Diversity Data

New & Notable

  • Figure skater Michelle Kwan, F11, advocates for overcoming bias at the Winter Games and beyond

    South Korea
  • Historian Kendra Field tells the story of the post-Civil War migration by African Americans to Indian Territory

  • Eric Washington, A76, former chief judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, says we need to create a more fair legal system

  • A program brings UMass Boston students to campus to shadow Tufts medical students, scientists, and physicians


  • crowd shot of students at matriculation

    An overnight program designed to expose high school seniors to Tufts. Participants have the opportunity to stay in a residential dorm with an undergraduate student, attend lectures, eat in the dining halls, and watch a student-led showcase by several on-campus performance groups.

  • Aerial shot of Dowling Hall

    Advocates for an inclusive and diverse Tufts community by creating equal access and reasonable accommodations for students of all abilities.

  • Darryl Williams, Director of The Center for STEM Diversity

    Created to increase diversity in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Focusing on recruiting and retaining traditionally underrepresented groups in engineering and science, including women, African-Americans, Latino/Chicano, Native Americans and LGBT.

  • Students sitting on the campus green

    Letter from Tufts President, Anthony Monaco to the Tufts community, reporting on the results of a 2015 survey gathering information about sexual misconduct and Tufts’ ongoing work to address the issue. 

  • Students entering the Asian American Center

    Fosters a supportive environment for the academic and personal development of Asian and Asian American students.

  • Group photo of BEST students

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BEST provides the support, resources, and opportunities necessary for students to excel academically and socially in the school of engineering.


Chief Diversity Officer

On Sept. 5, 2017, Tufts appointed Amy Freeman, a champion of women and multiculturality in engineering, as its new chief diversity officer and associate provost.

Learn More About Dr. Freeman

Group of Six

The Group of Six works collectively and independently to develop knowledge of and appreciation for diversity at Tufts. All students are welcome at each Group of Six Center. The Centers sponsor many activities, including field trips, lectures, barbeques, and other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit their websites: