Tufts University - Rankings

Established in 1852, Tufts University is one of the top research institutions in the United States. The Carnegie Foundation ranks Tufts a "Doctoral/Research Extensive" institution-its highest classification for degree-granting colleges and universities.

The University has the following Schools: School of Arts and Sciences; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; School of Engineering; Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine; School of Dental Medicine; The Fletcher School; Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy; School of Medicine; Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences; Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service.


- Tufts University is ranked among Tier 1 (at 29th) National Universities (US News 2012).

- Ranked 28th among Tier 1 National Universities by US News & World Report 2010. It is placed 77th among Best Graduate Engineering Schools. The Graduate School for Biological Sciences is placed 56th in the ranking of Best Graduate Schools, Biological Sciences.

- Tufts University's undergraduate school is ranked #28 overall on U.S. News & World Report's 2009–2010 rankings of national universities.

- 26th in the ARWU ranking in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy (2009).

- Rated 160th globally by QS World University Rankings™ 2009.

- 13th among Top Veterinary Medicine Schools (USNWR 2008).

- 43rd among Best Medical Schools 2008 (based on research) (The Med School 100).

- 14th among Top 20 Most Expensive Colleges in the US, based on 2007-2008 tuition rates.

- 65th in the NRC Rankings of Top US universities in Physiology (2007).

- 59th in the NRC Ranking of Top US universities in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2007.

- 74th among Top Graduate Schools in History (PhD programs) (USNWR 2006).

- 73rd in the ranking of Economics Departments by Economic Inquiry (April 1996).

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