History at Tufts University
Tufts is located in Medford, Massachusetts and approximately 12,219 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 37 students received a bachelor's degree in history from Tufts.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.
Tufts History Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in History
- Master’s Degree in History
Tufts History Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks history programs across the country. The following shows how Tufts performed in these rankings.
Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The history major at Tufts is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused History Doctor’s Degree Schools||139|
|Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools||237|
History Student Demographics at Tufts
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Tufts University.
Tufts History Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Tufts University with a bachelor's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Tufts History Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Tufts University with a master's in history.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Tufts also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within History
If you plan to be a history major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Tufts University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
- Communication & Journalism
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Careers That History Grads May Go Into
A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MA, the home state for Tufts University.
|Occupation||Jobs in MA||Average Salary in MA|
|High School Teachers||26,420||$80,020|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||580||$56,100|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Magicpiano under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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