For more than 20 years, Tufts has administered a survey to students at the time of graduation. Over 95% of students usually respond. The University uses the information to continuously strengthen the undergraduate experience and to find out what plans students have for the future.
In Spring of 2018, 97.1% of Tufts graduating seniors responded to the senior survey. Below are some results from the 2018 Senior Survey.
On the 2018 senior survey, students were asked “Overall, how satisfied are you with your undergraduate education?” Eighty-two percent reported that they were very or generally satisfied.
Skills & Abilities
Members of the Class of 2018 reported that a Tufts education helped enhance a wide range of skills and abilities that will be important long after they have left Tufts.
To what extent has your experience at Tufts contributed to your knowledge, skills, and personal development in the following areas?
Communicating well orally
Creating original ideas and solutions
Developing global awareness
Functioning effectively as a member of a team
Judging the merits of arguments based on their sources, methods and reasoning
Identifying moral and ethical issues
Relating well to people of different races, nations, and religions
Acquiring broad knowledge across a number of fields
Understanding the complexity of social problems
Writing clearly and effectively
Students were asked what they expected to be doing in the fall following graduation. At the point of taking the survey, 57.6% of job-seeking students had secured employment. Over sixteen percent of the class had received one or more acceptances to graduate or professional school.
Please note, the Career Center maintains the most up-to-date list of recent graduates’ destinations.
Tell us what you expect to be doing THIS FALL. You need not be certain. Just tell us your preferred plan, marking all that apply.
Working for pay full-time
Working for pay part-time
Attending graduate or professional school full-time
Attending graduate or professional school part-time
Enrolled in some other educational program (such as a post-baccalaureate program