At Tufts, students can major in more than 70 undergraduate degree programs and can develop their educational program from thousands of undergraduate courses. The majority of courses are taught by full-time professors, most of whom hold a Ph.D. and many of whom are practicing professionals in their fields. With a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 and an average class size of 20, Tufts provides its undergraduates the resources of a major research university with the attention of a liberal arts college. Among its many majors and minors can be found 30 interdisciplinary programs. The undergraduate admissions website maintains a list of undergraduate majors and minors, along with descriptions of each.
Faculty at Tufts are both scholars and teachers, and many are leading world authorities in their fields. Counts of faculty by rank and department can be found in the University Fact Book, and detailed information about faculty members may be found via the links below.