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Class of 2014 by the numbers

Published: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 09:03

Admissions decisions for the Class of 2014 will be sent out today. Here is a look at the profile of the class based on numbers from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions:

15,437: the number of undergraduate applications, the third−largest applicant pool in history

24.5: the percentage of applicants offered admission, making this Tufts' second−most selective admission cycle and the lowest acceptance rate since 2001

24: the percentage of applicants to the School of Arts and Sciences that were accepted

27.5: the percentage of applicants to the School of Engineering that were accepted

91: the percentage of accepted applicants that rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class, up from 90 percent last year

32: the percentage of accepted applicants who are American students of color, up from 30 percent last year

38: the percentage of engineers admitted who are women, up from 33 percent last year.

54: the percentage of accepted applicants who applied for financial aid, down from 55 percent last year

4: the percentage of anticipated increase in need−based aid expenditure for the incoming class from last year

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