Details at a Glance
Graduate programs at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering combine the atmosphere of a liberal arts college with the state-of-the-art technological resources of a research institution. World-class researchers, personal mentoring, collaborative laboratory facilities, and industry partnerships equip Tufts students with the skills to excel in their chosen specialties and pursue their careers with passion and commitment.
Tufts graduate programs offer an exceptional academic experience, distinguished by close faculty interactions that will propel you from graduate study to your career. With an array of programs in arts and sciences and in engineering, Tufts combines the resources of a research-intensive institution with a supportive, collegial atmosphere.
Degree programs include:
At Tufts, we offer many opportunities to become involved in our university community. We encourage you to explore the co-curricular offerings available to you, and to become knowledgeable about the facilities, services and resources that are here to support you.
Application Requirements Checklist
- Application Fee or Fee Waiver
- Academic Records
- Letters of Recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Graduate Record Examination (if required)
- Evidence of English Proficiency for Non-Native Speakers of English (if required)
Some degree program requirements may vary. Please refer to instructions and the full list of requirements and deadlines located online to ensure you submit all required documents.
Many programs are waiving the GRE requirement in light of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the above link for further details.
Application deadlines vary by program. View a full list of deadlines online.
Clubs & Associations
Tufts Graduate students have a strong voice on our campus. The student-led Graduate Student Council (GSC) provides social, cultural, and educational opportunities for arts, sciences, and engineering graduate students at Tufts University. The GSC hosts General body meetings monthly during the academic year. They also host activities year round to help support and build community among Tufts Graduate student population, with social Events such as Apple Picking and Pub Nights and The Graduate Research Symposium.
Graduate students have access to a robust set of university resources across academic, identity, cultural, and diversity needs:
Student Accessibility Services
Tufts University provides reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities such as impaired hearing, speech, mobility, or vision, and students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder. Assistance is also provided to students coping with serious illness. Student Accessibility Services handles the process of arriving at and implementing accommodations for students.
The identity-based centers work collectively and independently to develop knowledge of and appreciation for diversity at Tufts. All students are welcome at each center. The centers sponsor many activities, including field trips, lectures, barbeques, and other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit their websites:
- Africana Center
- Asian American Center
- FIRST Resource Center
- Latino Center
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center
- Women's Center
The International Center
The International Center works to raise intercultural awareness, to increase the knowledge of immigration laws affecting the Tufts international community, and to advocate a campus climate that respects cultural differences. The staff provides individual counseling, immigration advising and visa documents for students, faculty, and scholars from over 100 countries.
The Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Diversity
The Center for STEM Diversity is an umbrella organization for programs and organizations within Tufts that are working to diversify the STEM fields.
Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD)
The mission of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy is to promote engaged research, scholarship and discussion, with a focus on the ways in which issues of race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens.
Office of Equal Opportunity
Tufts Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) ensures that Tufts University maintains compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to anti-discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title IX, through complaint resolution, programming and outreach. The OEO cooperates with members of the Tufts community to resolve complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct, and set forth University policies and procedures that pertain to these areas of conflict.