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School of Engineering

Graduate Programs

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The Tufts University School of Engineering offers a rigorous engineering education in a unique environment that blends the intellectual and technological resources of a world-class research university with the strengths of a top-ranked liberal arts college. Our size and educational philosophy support a distinctive sense of community, a diversity of perspectives, and a student-centric learning environment. 

Tuition scholarships, teaching scholarships, and research assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis to graduate admissions candidates. Prospective and current students should consult with the individual departments to obtain detailed policies regarding degree requirements and programs. Customized concentration options in a program may be arranged with an advisor.

Doctoral degrees require the fulfillment of the specific department requirements including the number of courses with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-, as well as successful completion of the qualifying examination and doctoral dissertation.

Master's degrees require a minimum of 30 SHUs and the fulfillment of at least 10 courses at the 100-level or above with grades of S (satisfactory) or at least a B-. Program requirements may vary.

Tufts offers the following programs:

Part-time study

Getting on track for your next promotion or your next big job means working around your busy schedule. Our MS and PhD programs allow you to study part-time, so you can get back into the job market with your updated skills.

Alumni scholarships

Return to Tufts School of Engineering and earn your MS degree at a reduced tuition rate. Alumni are eligible for double and triple jumbo scholarships with benefits that include a 20% discount on tuition, waived application fees and GRE scores, and the submission of only 2 letters of recommendation. Learn more.