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Tufts University

Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,686,211 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,341 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,248,400 microforms.
  • 40,307 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Theater in the round, language lab, nutrition institute, physical electronics lab, bioelectrical/biochemical labs

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 38 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 170 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Christian Fellowship, Catholic Center, Hillel, Christian Fellowship, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Protestant Student Fellowship, Buddhist Sangha at Tufts, Muslim Student Association, Bahai Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Students Assoc. , Armenian Club, Asian Community at Tufts, Assoc. of South Asians, Brazilian Club, Caribbean Club, Chinese Culture Society, Filipino Cultural Society, German Club, Hawaii Club, Hellenic Society, Hispanic-American Society, International Club, Italian Club, Japanese Culture Club, Korean Students Assoc. , Pan-African Alliance, Russian Circle, Skandinavian Culture Club, Singapore Connects, Taiwanese Assoc. , Vietnamese Students Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) There are a total of 170 student organizations including groups concerned with student government, social programming, pre-professional activities, policial and community based organizations, arts and entertainment, media, community service, special interest, and miscellaneous groups.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Tufts Daily; Tufts Observer (biweekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston (5), Boston (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Boston (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 30% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 10 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 15% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (MIT)
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited

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