Tufts University in Massachusetts Video Review

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Tufts University is located just outside of Boston in Medford, Massachusetts. The most popular majors among undergraduates are international relations, economics, political science, English language and literature and psychology. Tufts University offers certificates in addition to bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs.

Tufts University is a private research university located in the Boston suburb of Medford/Somerville. In addition to a top 60 ranking for its engineering program, Tufts is ranked #28 among America's best colleges. With three campuses in Massachusetts and one in France, Tufts is recognized for its breadth of research which has resulted in the development of the CAT scan and the Reach toothbrush, among others.

Tufts is also among the top ten research universities for undergraduates who study abroad. In fact, nearly 40 percent of juniors spend at least one semester studying in one of ten Tufts study abroad programs throughout the world. All academic departments participate, and the programs are designed to encourage an immersion in new cultural experiences.

Tufts awards certificates, as well as bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees through its eight schools. International relations tops the list of most popular majors, followed by economics, political science, English language and literature, and psychology. More than 98 percent of undergraduate Tufts students plan to complete graduate or professional studies.

Tufts accepts 27 percent of those who apply to its undergraduate program, making it one of the 'most selective' admissions processes in the nation. Most incoming freshman graduate in the top 25 percent of their high school classes and submit SAT test scores between 1,340 and 1,480.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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