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Tufts Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at Tufts? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Tufts University <nil> diversity report are below.

Tufts Student Population

12,219 Total Students
5,938 Undergraduates
5,080 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Tufts University?

Tufts total enrollment is approximately 12,219 students. 5,938 are undergraduates and 5,080 are graduate students.

Tufts Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Tufts undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Tufts Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,016
Asian 899
International 647
Hispanic 499
Multi-Ethnic 358
Black or African American 269
Unknown 245
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Tufts Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 61% of full-time grad students are women, and 39% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Tufts Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,550
International 834
Asian 737
Hispanic 385
Black or African American 261
Multi-Ethnic 155
Unknown 151
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Tufts Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,233
Asian 1,764
International 1,571
Hispanic 973
Black or African American 596
Multi-Ethnic 554
Unknown 515
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Tufts University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 3,455
Asian 440
Black or African American 299
Multi-Ethnic 62
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Tufts Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 6,984 female students and 5,235 male students at Tufts.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Tufts is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  82.09 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Tufts faculty.

There are approximately 2,936 female teachers and 2,044 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

77.61% Out of State
11.53% Out of the Country

Tufts ranks 59 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

77.61% of Tufts students come from out of state, and 11.53% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  97 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 43 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 264
New York 149
California 131
Connecticut 95
New Jersey 90

International Students at Tufts

Students from 101 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Tufts.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.60% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  77.15 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Tufts, 44.60% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
25-29 2,713
20-21 2,586
18-19 2,520
22-24 2,148
30-34 829
35 and over 584
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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