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Tufts University

Medford and Somerville, United States

Tufts University is a private research university on the border of Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1852 as Tufts College by Christian universalists who sought to open a nonsectarian institution of higher learning. It was a small New England liberal arts college until its transformation into a larger research university in the 1970s, though its corporate name is still "The Trustees of Tufts College". It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity" and is a member of the Association of American Universities. Tufts emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all its disciplines, and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

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Total Publications
Lifetime
132,105
Prior Five Years
24,021
Total Citations
Lifetime
4,234,200
Prior Five Years
244,393
Total Scholars
Lifetime
22,319
Prior Five Years
6,455

Academic Institutional Ranking

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Worldwide

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108
Prior Five Years
215
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

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59
Prior Five Years
64
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