Student Loans for Tufts Students

About Tufts University

Tufts StudentsTufts University is located in Medford/Somerville on the outskirts of Boston, Massachusetts. This private research university was founded in 1852 by the Christian Universalists after years of struggle to open a non sectarian institute for higher learning. The name of this university comes from its major donor, Charles Tufts. In 1954 this institute got the university status. Today, there are ten schools at Tufts which include two for the undergraduate programs and eight undergraduate divisions. These schools are spread over four purpose built campuses all across Massachusetts. The university has always been recognized for its active contributions to internationalism and the programs of studying abroad. The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy is one of the oldest graduate schools in the discipline of international relations in the United States.

Private Loans and Tufts

While grants, scholarships and federal student loans can provide ample funds, there are times when all of these options are exhausted. If that is the case or if you’re simply looking for more funds to support your education, apply for the various private student loans. You can check your private loan options by using our Comparison Tool here.

Pay for Tufts University*

Total Avg. Cost $55,000
Tuition $41,598
Room & Board $11,268
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 47%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $3,742
Federal $4,246
%Receiving Loans 34%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $5,621
%Receiving Other Loans 11%

Get into Tufts University

Admission Rate 24%
Total Enrollment 11,200
Men 45%
Women 55%
Graduation Rate 91%
Application Fee $70

Contact Tufts University

28 Sawyer Avenue
Medford, MA 02155-5555(617) 628-5000
Financial Aid Office URL
Admissions Office URL

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics


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