Tufts University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
87

Medford, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    59.1
  • Teaching
    52.6
  • International outlook
    39.6
  • Industry income
    39.4
  • Research
    36.4
  • Citations
    94.8

Circus impresario P.T. Barnum was one of the earliest benefactors of this private research institution, set up in 1852. It is home to the US' oldest graduate school of international relations, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Ten schools occupy three Massachusetts campuses and one at an 11th-century Benedictine monastery in France. It has around 8,000 students.