About Tufts University

What do you get at Tufts? A rigorous engineering education in a unique environment that blends the intellectual and technological resources of a world-class research university with the strengths of a top-ranked liberal arts college.

98%

of Tufts School of Engineering graduates had secured employment or received a job offer at the time of graduation

20

Master’s programs offered

14

Certificate programs offered

100,000+

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Where can you go from here? Anywhere you'd like.

Engineers push us forward, challenging the status quo and changing life as we know it. With a degree from Tufts, you’ll be prepared to help develop new tools to improve medical diagnoses and treatments; novel materials for a greener future; smarter, more powerful computers; and innovative ways to educate the engineers of tomorrow.

Careers for graduates include:

  • Senior systems engineer 
  • Software developer 
  • Data scientist 
  • Computer scientist 
  • Senior electrical engineer 
  • Processing engineering manager 
  • Senior chemical engineer 
  • Chemical process engineer 
  • Construction project manager 
  • Senior mechanical engineer 
  • Structural engineer 
  • Design engineer 
  • Product engineer

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Learn Critical Leadership Skills

Our MS programs are flexible, so you can also take elective courses that will prepare you for coveted management roles. Pursue professional education courses at the award-winning Tufts Gordon Institute and get ready to take the lead—or develop your innovation, leadership, and management skills alongside your technical depth with our dual master’s degree program.

Create Engineering Solutions That Matter

You’ll engineer with impact at Tufts School of Engineering. Our graduate students are constantly innovating and creating new technology to improve health, increase sustainability, and educate future leaders in our increasingly interconnected global community.

At Tufts, you’ll work with world-renowned engineering faculty at the top of their disciplines. Combine classroom teaching and hands-on learning to earn a degree that will prepare you for success. Take advantage of Tufts’ dedicated career and networking resources, explore the Tufts campus just a few miles from the high-tech hubs of Boston and Cambridge, and get ready for the next step in your professional life.

School of Engineering Graduate Programs

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Entry terms:

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 

Spring: September 15 international students & November 15 domestic students

Fall: May 15

GRE UPDATE:

GRE scores are not required for applicants who have an undergraduate or graduate degree from a U.S. institution. GRE scores are required for applicants who don’t have a degree from a U.S. institution.


Build a personalized path of study at Tufts School of Engineering, just a few miles away from the high-tech hubs of Boston and Cambridge. 

Alumni and Partner School Scholarships Available:

We recognize that attending graduate school involves a significant financial investment. That’s why Tufts School of Engineering is pleased to offer scholarships to Tufts alumni as well as students and alumni from partner institutions including Lafayette College, Olin College, Smith College, Union College, and Wellesley College.

Discover Academic Excellence

Tufts School of Engineering is distinguished by its opportunities to work closely with faculty every step of the way. Graduate students have the chance to collaborate with and learn from some of the most renowned experts in the country, all while seamlessly transitioning from graduate studies to a full-time career. 

Meet the people who can help you jump-start your career in engineering. At Tufts, you’ll be able to cultivate your passions in a dynamic and supportive environment—and with so many of our professors bringing their professional practice into the classroom, you’ll have direct access to their professional networks after graduation.

Choose Fully Online Degree Programs

Choose between studying on-campus just five miles from Boston or enrolling in one of our fully online degree programs - now offered in Computer Science, Data Science and Engineering Management - and earning your degree from anywhere in the world.

Consider A Dual Degree 

At Tufts, hone your innovation, leadership, and management skills alongside your technical skills and graduate ready to lead. On-campus students can apply to our dual degree program and earn an MS in Innovation and Management and an MS offered by one of the six academic departments in the School of Engineering. Earn both degrees in an accelerated timeframe and at a reduced cost.

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Study in a Technology Hub

There's no better place to earn your engineering degree than in a hub of technology. Tufts is only a short subway ride from downtown Boston, a world-renowned city full of boundary-pushing tech companies and job opportunities—big advantages for our students.

Where do Tufts alumni work?

Amazon, Biogen, Boston Scientific, CDM Smith, Dell EMC, General Electric Company, GE Aviation, Genzyme, Google, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, MITRE, Raytheon, Sanofi Genzyme, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to name a few.