Tufts’ famous Jumbo mascot in the snow earlier this month. Photo by Kelvin Ma for Tufts.
Tufts University has received its most applications ever, which will result in the class of 2018 being the school’s most selective. According to information released by Tufts, over 19,000 have applied for admission, a 3.5% increase over last year and a whopping 23% increase over the last five years. In addition, more students than ever before have applied for early decision, indicating that Tufts is their first choice. Tufts says decision letters will be emailed in late March.