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The School of Engineering, founded in 1898, houses six departments, as well as the Tufts Gordon Institute and Center for Engineering Education and Outreach.

The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Undergraduate degrees include several Bachelor of Science programs accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET — Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering—and a Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. (For more information on accreditation, please visit http://www.abet.org.) Additional Bachelor of Science programs are offered including, Engineering Physics, Engineering Psychology, Engineering Science, and Engineering.

Graduate degree programs include Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering Management, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The school is particularly noted for its cross-disciplinary research and education programs. A number of interdisciplinary graduate programs are offered that have close ties or formal connections with other professional schools at Tufts. These include programs in Water: Systems, Science, and Society, Water and Diplomacy, Bioengineering, and Human Factors.

The school maintains formal dual degree programs with the School of Arts and Sciences, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and the Tufts Gordon Institute. In addition, undergraduate students in the School of Engineering may earn early acceptance into the schools of Dental, Medical, and Veterinary Medicine.

At the undergraduate level, the School of Engineering has an average net student attrition rate of zero, whereas the average American engineering school loses about a third of its class. In part, this is due to our remarkable undergraduate advising system and the close integration of engineering students with those of its sister School of Arts and Sciences. The School of Engineering also has an excellent track record and an ongoing commitment to increasing the number of women and underrepresented groups among its students and faculty. For example, women currently account for 31%, 33%, and 22% of the undergraduate students, graduate students, and full-time faculty, respectively.

The enthusiasm of our students and professors contribute to making the School of Engineering a vibrant and stimulating place to learn, conduct research, and grow intellectually and professionally.