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 2021 was one of the most challenging year to be admitted to Tufts University ever to date. For the Class of 2021, 21,101 students applied to Tufts University of which 3,128 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 14.8%. Overall applications increased by 4.3% over last year (2020 to 2021) from 20,222 to 21,101.
For the Class of 2021, 574 students were admitted through the early admissions process.