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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

View this page on your desktop to browse an interactive dashboard relating to Diversity at Tufts

 

More Diversity Data

New & Notable

  • Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, urges Tufts audience to speak up to protect the social safety net

Spotlights

  • Student at a podium

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BLAST supports and develops students who strive for academic excellence in the school of liberal arts. 

  • 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.

  • Stacks of application folders

    Admissions and financial aid information for undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students interested in applying to Tufts.

  • 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.

  • Group photo of students wearing African Center Stoles

    Provides community, friendship and access to academic and social resources for students of African descent.

  • Crowd at a rally

    Offers a space for students, faculty and staff to explore their unique relationship to gender and sexuality through personal, activist or academic lenses.

Resources

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: