Tufts College, c. 1854
Jumbo in the Barnum Museum of Natural History
Walnut Hill as it appeared prior to the construction of Tisch Library and steps, circa 1910. In the center is Eaton Hall. The road to the right no longer exists.
Sophia Gordon Hall (2006) is Tufts' newest residence hall
Foreign Ministers Boris Johnson (United Kingdom), Federica Mogherini (European Union), Paolo Gentiloni (Italy), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany) and Jean-Marc Ayrault (France) with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at Tufts University, September 2016
Packard Hall
Goddard Chapel
Eaton Hall
East Hall
Memorial Steps
Jean Mayer Administration Building, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
The Tufts European Center on the Talloires campus
Gifford House, residence of the President
Anderson Hall, the School of Engineering
Arnold Wing, the School of Medicine
Goddard Hall, the Fletcher School
Bendetson Hall, on the Medford/Somerville campus, houses the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Carmichael Hall on the Residence Quad
Entrance to Tisch Library, the main library on campus
Ginn Library at the Fletcher School
Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
Student protest for fossil fuel divestment
Stratton Hall, a downhill residence hall
West Hall, an uphill residence hall
The Tufts cannon, repainted almost nightly during the academic year, is here painted in response to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
Eugene Fama, Nobel Prize-winning economist (B.A. 1960)
Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Prize in Chemistry recipient (M.D. 1982)
Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize (MA, 1981)
Victor McKusick, geneticist, known as the father of medical genetics (COL, 1943)
Vannevar Bush, inventor and science administrator, founder of Raytheon (BS, 1913; MS, 1913)
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (BA, 1978)
Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay (BS, 1988)
Dov Charney, Founder and CEO of American Apparel (Did not graduate)
Susan Decker, Former president of Yahoo! Inc. (B.S. 1984)
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., Publisher of The New York Times (BA, 1974)
Joi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur, former director of MIT Media Lab (COL, 1985)
Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and youngest Tufts graduate (BA, 1909)
Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary General at the United Nations (MA, 1976; Ph.D, 1978)
Joseph Dunford, 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Scott Brown, Diplomat and United States Senator for Massachusetts (B.A. 1981)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator from New York (BS, 1948; MA, 1949; PhD, 1961)
Arjun Narsingh KC, Nepali Politician and Former Health and Education Minister (Fellowship, 1982)
Tracy Chapman, Grammy Award-winning artist (BA, 1986)
Michelle Kwan, American figure skater and two time Olympic medalist (MA, 2011)
Meredith Vieira, American journalist, talk show and game show host (BA, 1975)
Gordon Wood, historian, Pulitzer Prize winning author (BA, 1955)
Peter Gallagher, American actor, musician, and writer (BA,1977)
William Hurt, Academy Award-winning actor (B.A. 1972)
Hank Azaria, American actor, voice actor, comedian, and producer (BA, 1985)
Oliver Platt, Stage and screen actor (BA, 1983)
Jessica Biel, Actress (Did not graduate)
Rainn Wilson, Actor (Did not graduate)

The Tufts University School of Medicine is the medical school of Tufts University, a private research university in Massachusetts.

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Tufts has a campus in Downtown Boston that houses the medical, dental, and nutrition schools, as well as the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, affiliated with several medical centers in the area.

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Tufts Medical Center

Downtown Boston hospital occupying space between Chinatown and the Boston Theater District.

Downtown Boston hospital occupying space between Chinatown and the Boston Theater District.

The hospital is a center for biomedical research and is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine where all full-time Tufts MC physicians hold faculty appointments; the center is connected to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

The relationship between the hospital and the university is uniquely close given that both institutions operate independently and will continue to do so.


Capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country.

Capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country.

In 1773, a group of angered Bostonian citizens threw a shipment of tea by the East India Company into Boston Harbor as a response to the Tea Act, in an event known as the Boston Tea Party.
Map showing a British tactical evaluation of Boston in 1775.
Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It, 1860, by J.W. Black, the first recorded aerial photograph
State Street, 1801
View of downtown Boston from Dorchester Heights, 1841
Tremont Street, 1843
The was home to the Boston city council from 1865 to 1969.
General view of Boston, by J. J. Hawes, c. 1860s–1880s
Haymarket Square, 1909
Back Bay neighborhood
Boston as seen from ESA Sentinel-2. Boston Harbor, at the center, has made Boston a major shipping port since its founding.
Panoramic map of Boston (1877)
200 Clarendon Street is the tallest building in Boston, with a roof height of 790 ft.
Boston's skyline in the background, with fall foliage in the foreground
A graph of cumulative winter snowfall at Logan International Airport from 1938 to 2015. The four winters with the most snowfall are highlighted. The snowfall data, which was collected by NOAA, is from the weather station at the airport.
Per capita income in the Greater Boston area, by US Census block group, 2000. The dashed line shows the boundary of the City of Boston.
Map of racial distribution in Boston, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Chinatown, with its paifang gate, is home to many Chinese and also Vietnamese restaurants.
U.S. Navy sailors march in Boston's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Irish Americans constitute the largest ethnicity in Boston.
Boston gay pride march, held annually in June
Old South Church, a United Church of Christ congregation first organized in 1669
Boston Latin School was established in 1635 and is the oldest public high school in the US.
Map of Boston-area universities
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is often cited as among the world's top universities
Harvard Business School, one of the country's top business schools
A Boston Police cruiser on Beacon Street
The Old State House, a museum on the Freedom Trail near the site of the Boston massacre
In the nineteenth century, the Old Corner Bookstore became a gathering place for writers, including Emerson, Thoreau, and Margaret Fuller. Here James Russell Lowell printed the first editions of The Atlantic Monthly.
Symphony Hall, home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Museum of Fine Arts
Population density and elevation above sea level in Greater Boston (2010)
Fenway Park is the oldest professional baseball stadium still in use.
The Celtics play at the TD Garden.
Harvard Stadium, the first collegiate athletic stadium built in the U.S.
An aerial view of Boston Common
Chamber of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in the Massachusetts State House
Boston City Hall is a Brutalist landmark in the city
Harvard Medical School, one of the most prestigious medical schools in the world
An MBTA Red Line train departing Boston for Cambridge. Bostonians depend heavily on public transit, with over 1.3 million Bostonians riding the city's buses and trains daily (2013).
South Station, the busiest rail hub in New England, is a terminus of Amtrak and numerous MBTA rail lines.
Bluebikes in Boston

Schools such as the Boston Architectural College, Boston College, Boston University, the Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, Northeastern University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Berklee College of Music, the Boston Conservatory, and many others attract students to the area.

Three universities with a major presence in the city, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, are just outside of Boston in the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, known as the Brainpower Triangle.

Science and Engineering Complex - School of Engineering.

Tufts University School of Engineering

Science and Engineering Complex - School of Engineering.
Anderson Hall - Engineering Headquarters
Science and Technology Center on Colby St.

The School of Engineering is one of the ten schools that comprise Tufts University.

The School of Engineering maintains dual degree programs with the School of Arts and Sciences and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and joint degree programs with the School of Medicine, the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy (also called the Friedman School) at Tufts University brings together biomedical, nutritional, clinical, social, and behavioral scientists to conduct research, educational, and community service programs in the field of human nutrition.

Although originally split between the university's Medford/Somerville campus and the health sciences campus in Boston, almost all of the school's facilities and programs now share the health sciences campus with the School of Medicine and the School of Dental Medicine.

Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University.

The Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) are located in five adjoining research buildings along Boston's Harrison Avenue and a teaching and administrative building, the Tufts Center for Medical Education (formerly the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Medical Education).