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Tufts University, established in 1852, is a private research university located in Medford and Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts. It started as a small liberal arts college but has grown into a larger university that maintains a focus on personal interaction and critical thinking. Tufts is known for its rigorous academics and a strong emphasis on internationalism and active citizenship, housed in its unique College of Citizenship and Public Service. The university offers a broad array of undergraduate and graduate programs across various fields, including arts and sciences, engineering, and international relations, notably through the Fletcher School, one of the oldest graduate schools of international affairs in the U.S. Tufts University is consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the nation and is celebrated for its innovative research and active community engagement.