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Tufts University

Department of Biology

Medford, MA

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Tufts University

Overview

Tufts University / Department of Biology is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Soft materials robotics
Master of Science (MS) Biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

168
Applied
31
Accepted
15
Enrolled
18%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

64
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.94%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.56%
Unknown 7.81%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Location & Contact

Address Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Catherine Freudenreich
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 617-627-4037