Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Their unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.
Tufts is a student-centered research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge. They are committed to providing transformative experiences for students and faculty in an inclusive and collaborative environment where creative scholars generate bold ideas, innovate in the face of complex challenges and distinguish themselves as active citizens of the world.
To be an innovative university of creative scholars across a broad range of schools who have a profound impact on one another and the world.
Creating and sustaining an environment that prepares to launch all their students into the world fully prepared to chart a course for success requires effective stewardship of their resources during a time of significant challenges in higher education.
Operational costs and the need for financial aid are rising, while research funding, philanthropy and returns on endowments remain uncertain. New and changing regulations, compliance requirements and standards of assessment are appearing alongside rapidly evolving digital technologies that will push the boundaries of, and reinvent the methodologies for, how we teach, learn and conduct research.