Student Resources

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Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

Intellectually Playful. Kind. Collaborative. Civically Engaged. Globally Minded. While Tufts students are as multidimensional as the Hill they call home, these descriptors tend to define our community. Located just five miles outside of Boston, Tufts values close student-faculty collaboration, unique interdisciplinary research, and diversities of all kinds. Learn more about our admissions process, application support, and resources for undocumented applicants.

Undergraduate Admissions Graduate Admissions

Financial Aid and Scholarships

We understand that attending university involves a significant financial investment. Tufts University, School of Engineering, and external programs offer a number of fellowships and scholarships to help reduce the cost of attendance. Read more about financial aid opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Engineering.

Financial Aid and Scholarships


The School of Engineering supports students throughout their academic journeys. With a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 and an average class size of approximately 20, the university provides students the resources of a major research university with the attention of a liberal arts college. Students are supported through faculty-student mentorship, a dedicated academic advising team, and academic resource centers. Learn more about our programs, academic advising team, and our accommodation resources.

Academic Support Research Centers, Programs, and Labs

Accessibility and Accommodations

Tufts University is committed to taking steps to ensuring and improving physical and technological access on campus. Explore resources like assistive technology and policies, web accessibility, and campus maps.

Accessibility and Accommodations

Becoming an Anti-Racist Institution

Beginning in 2020, more than 100 students, faculty, and staff worked tirelessly across five separate workstreams–Institutional Audit and Targeted Action, Campus Safety and Policing, Public Art, Compositional Diversity, and Equity and Inclusion–to audit the status quo, identify possible solutions, and make recommendations. View the recommendations, helpful guides, and the university dashboard.

Becoming an Anti-Racist Institution

Center for STEM Diversity

Established in 2008, Tufts University's Center for STEM Diversity works in partnership with the School of Engineering and the School of Arts and Sciences to foster a diverse and inclusive science and engineering learning environment.

Learn more about the CSD View the newsletters

Department Initiatives

The School of Engineering fosters an inclusive environment that recognizes individuals for their ideas, respects people for their differences, and actively encourages participation by students of diverse learning approaches and backgrounds. Our engineering departments have developed initiatives specifically designed to support students within their undergraduate and graduate programs.

Department Initiatives

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Health and Wellness

As a Tufts student, your physical, social, and emotional health are the highest priority. The university has a team of dedicated healthcare professionals that provide respectful and confidential services including primary medical care, mental health care, prevention services, and health promotion. Read more about the Center for Awareness, Resources, and Education (CARE), the Mindfulness Collaborative, and Tufts Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS).

Health and Wellness

Student Organizations

With over 300 student organizations built around various themes, there are almost too many ways to meet people at Tufts who share your passions. Get involved with our undergraduate and graduate student organizations focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.

Join a Student Organization

Student Diversity and Inclusion

The Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion (DSDI) is a collective of leaders, educators, and most importantly, people looking to serve as a resource for all undergraduate and graduate students interested in thinking about social identities and the ways they impact our lives and our world. University Chaplaincy serves as the hub of religious, spiritual, ethical, and cultural life for all members of the Tufts community.

Diversity and Inclusion Chaplaincy

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Responding to an Incident

Tufts University is committed to employment practices and a learning environment free of discrimination and harassment. The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) works to support this effort. The office's primary responsibility is to establish uniform guidelines in order to promote a work and educational environment at Tufts University that is free of discrimination and harassment and to affirm Tufts’ commitment to equal opportunity, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, and affirmative action.

How to Help Students in Distress Offices and Policies Reporting an Incident