Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
The Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) brings to bear all the resources of Tufts University - a vibrant Tier-1 research institution with a rigorous intellectual culture. Tufts GSAS offers more than 60 master's, doctoral, and certificate programs - from Art History to Physics - and opportunities to work one-on-one with top professors and researchers at the forefront of their fields. Tufts faculty members are committed to students and offer complete professional preparation. Through coursework, mentoring, publishing, fieldwork, and independent research, graduate students enter the job market positioned to apply what they've learned. Our graduate school community is collaborative, sharing a commitment to solving real-world problems, together in the lab, in the classroom, and in the community.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) offers doctoral and master's degree programs as well as certificate and post-baccalaureate programs. Tufts GSAS graduate programs position students to excel through rigorous instruction, personalized mentoring, innovative and interdisciplinary research opportunities, and career development. Doctoral and master's programs are offered in a variety of disciplines, including a number of interdisciplinary degrees and partnerships with other universities. Students who are interested in taking individual courses before applying to a degree program may do so through Courses at Tufts .
Diversity Initiatives and Practices
A diverse student body is fundamental to Tufts' academic mission to provide multiple views and perspectives that enhance the teaching, research and development of new knowledge. GSAS graduate programs bring together individuals from varied backgrounds, experiences and nationalities to create a rich and diverse culture and a genuine, supportive community. In addition to promoting academic and research diversity, Tufts aims to achieve cultural diversity by creating a welcoming academic and social environment for all students.
Art History M.A.
Art History and Museum Studies M.A.
Biology M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry/Biotechnology M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry: Chemical Physics Ph.d.
Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.
Classics with Teaching License M.A.
Cognitive Science (Child Study and Human Development, Education, Psychology) Ph.D.
Community Environmental Studies Cert.
Data Analytics M.S.
Digital Tools for Pre-Modern Study M.A.
Diversity and Inclusion Leadership M.A.
Early Childhood Technology Cert.
Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.
Education: Art Education M.A.T.
Education: Elementary STEM (online) M.A.T.
Education: Middle and High School M.A.T.
Education: Museum Education M.A.
Education: STEM Education M.S., Ph.D.
Educational Studies M.A.
Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.
Environmental Management Cert.
Environmental Policy and Planning M.S.
History M.A., Ph.D.
History and Museum Studies M.A.
Human Developmental Economics Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary Doctorate Ph.D.
Management of Community Organizations Cert.
Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.
Museum Studies Cert.
Occupational Therapy M.S., O.T.D., Cert.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.
Physics: Astrophysics M.S., Ph.D.
Physics: Chemical Physics Ph.D.
Physics: Physics Education M.S., Ph.D.
Public Policy M.P.P.
Post-Baccalaureate Studio Art
Program Evaluation Cert.
School Psychology M.A./Ed.S.
Theatre and Performance Studies Ph.D.
Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning M.A.
Urban Justice and Sustainability (C.A.G.S) Cert.
Departments & Programs
Degrees & Awards
Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
|Master's Degree Exam||GRE General Test|
|Doctoral Degree Exam||GRE General Test|
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS Paper score: 6.5
Tuition & Fees
|Application deadlines for financial awards||January 15|
|Types of financial support available||
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
|Black or African American||4.28%|
|White or Caucasian||59%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0%|
|Two or more races||2.55%|