Tufts University is a private educational institute located in Medford, Massachusetts. The university operates in the higher education and education sectors. Established in 1852, Tufts University's motto is "Pax et Lux".
The organization has several subsidiaries, including the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University Libraries, Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University Leontief Prize, Tufts University School of Engineering, and Tufts University School of Medicine.
The university holds 63 patents and is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Open Education Consortium, and the National Athletic Association.
Tufts University has received accreditation from various organizations, including the American Chemical Society, the New England Commission of Higher Education, the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, and the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation.