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Tufts University

Department of Computer Science

Medford, MA

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Overview

Tufts University / Department of Computer Science is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive science/computer science
Master of Science (MS) Bioengineering Bioinformatics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Soft material robotics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

218
Applied
53
Accepted
23
Enrolled
24%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

125
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.4%
Black or African American 0.8%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.6%
Unknown 3.2%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational biology, computational geometry, and computational systems biology; cognitive sciences, human-computer interaction, and human-robotic interaction; visualization and graphics, educational technologies; machine learning and data mining; programming languages and systems
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 161 College Avenue
Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Samuel Guyer
Graduate Program Chair
Phone: 617-627-4948