Tufts University School of Medicine

Tufts University, abbreviated as TU by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in Boston, MA. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of Tufts University.

136 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 636-6571

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.tufts.edu/med
Electronic application: http://www.tufts.edu/
med/admissions/fye_secondary_app.html

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? Yes
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 11/01
Oldest MCAT considered: 2005
Application fee: $105
Director of admissions: Thomas M. Slavin
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? Yes

This school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics

Is a personal interview required for admission? Yes
Are interviews conducted at the medical school? Yes

Acceptance notice to regular application for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Earliest date: October 15
-Latest date: August 21

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 2 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? Yes
-Deposit to hold place in class: $100
-Deposit due: At time of acceptance offer
-Deposit refundable prior to: May 15
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: August

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? Yes
-EDP application period begins: N/A
-EDP application period ends: N/A
-EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 6,694 824 453 171
In-state: 607 206 125 76
Out-of-state: 6,087 618 328 95
Women: 3,506 406 214 75
Minorities: 2,567 345 148 52
International: 213 3 1 1

Acceptance rate: 6.8%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.61

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 10.5
Verbal reasoning: 10.2
Physical sciences: 10.6
Biological: 10.8
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 45%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 20%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 26%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 45%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 20%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 26%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 3%
Mixed disciplines and other: 6%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A., M.D./M.P.H.

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: N/A
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: N/A

Selection Factors
Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors and procedures used in the M.D. admission process:
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Applicants who apply via the national application service (AMCAS) are requested to complete a school-specific secondary application. All applicants who complete a secondary application are considered for a personal interview based on the qualifications presented on their application. The Admissions Committee meets monthly to review these candidates and admits selected applicants on a rollin.