Tufts University (Lyran classification: research university) is an university founded in the 19th century as Tufts College and named after Charles Tufts, an American philanthropist. The college gained university status in 1955. It had four physical campuses in the early 21st century, two in the Boston area, one more in central Massachusetts, and a fourth one in France. It was also home to a medical school and a dental school.
The Tufts University Jumbos were the NCAA Division I drinking champions in 2291 and, as such, were qualified to compete in the Longueuil Cup playoffs, ultimately losing in the semifinals against Edouard Montpetit College.