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Diversity and Inclusion

Tufts is enriched by the many experiences and perspectives each individual member brings to our community. We are committed to providing every student, faculty and staff member with the best possible experience, regardless of their:

  • race
  • color
  • national or ethnic origin
  • ancestry
  • age
  • religion or religious creed
  • ability
  • sex or gender
  • gender identity and/or expression
  • sexual orientation
  • military or veteran status
  • genetic information



collage of photos showing a diverse group of people

Diversity Overview

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New & Notable

  • Director of American Studies Kerri Greenidge, author of "Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter," speaks to a crowd at Tufts.

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nay"Black Radical" by Kerri Greenidge tells the story of a civil rights agitator who empowered working black people at the turn of the 20th century

  • Najah Walton, a Ph.D. student at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, is already mentoring younger students interested in careers in science

  • As President Biden steers immigration policy changes, a student of DACA status shares their experience since the Trump administration tried to rescind the program

  • Sociologist and entrepreneurial evangelist Dr. Ali Trachtman Hill, J98, encourages women to work for themselves and define success on their own terms

  • Tufts and Georgetown scientists, and humanitarian José Andrés, call for a new approach to address food and nutrition inequities



  • Group photo of BEST students

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BEST provides the support, resources, and opportunities necessary for students to excel academically and socially in the school of engineering.

  • Bridging Differences

    A new initiative with the goal of developing a strategy that will position Tufts to lead nationally and internationally in supporting and developing structures, processes, and skills to engage constructively across differences

  • Student at a podium

    Designed to assist underrepresented students transition from high school to college. BLAST supports and develops students who strive for academic excellence in the school of liberal arts. 

  • cartoon figures of diverse people

    The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers an M.A. program to train individuals to lead, create, and assess inclusive organizational change.

  • Students entering the Asian American Center

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayFosters a supportive environment for the academic and personal development of Asian and Asian American students.

  • Students having a discussion

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayPromotes engaged research and scholarship into the ways in which race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens.


Chief Diversity Officers

Group of Seven

Xổ số miền nam hôm nayThe Group of Seven works collectively and independently to develop knowledge of and appreciation for diversity at Tufts. All students are welcome at each Group of Seven Center. The Centers sponsor many activities, including field trips, lectures, barbeques, and other events throughout the year. For more information, please visit their websites:

Resources By School

 (Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)

 (School of Medicine)

University Resources

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities

Tufts in the News

  • New York Daily News
  • DIG Boston
  • New York Times