Tufts University is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Tufts University one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Tufts University acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2020 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Tufts University ever to date. For the Class of 2020, 20,222 students applied to Tufts University of which 2,831 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 14%. Overall applications increased by 6.1% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 19,064 to 20,222.
For the Class of 2020, 663 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 2,070, yielding an early acceptance rate of 32%. Early applications increased by 12.6% over last year (2019 to 2020) from 1,839 to 2,070.