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They are also required to attend public worship on Sundays, and on days of the annual Thanksgiving and Fast, at such places as the Faculty may appoint; provided always that the parents or guardians may, at the beginning of the college-year, appoint the place of public worship for those who are under age; and that those who are of age may, at that time, choose the place for themselves, and report it to the Faculty.

A biblical exercise is held every Saturday evening, which the members of all the classes have the privilege of attending.

Terms, Vacations, and Commencement.--The academical year is divided into two terms. The first term of the academical year begins six weeks after the second Wednesday of July, and ends on the second Wednesday of January. The second term begins six weeks after the second Wednesday of January, and ends on the second Wednesday of July.

At the end of each term, there is a vacation of six weeks. There are vacations also from the Tuesday evening next before the annual Thanksgiving till the following Monday evening, on Christmas Day, on the day of the annual Fast, on Wednesday and Thursday of Anniversary Week, and on the Fourth of July.

The public Commencement is held on the second Wednesday of July.


Tuition$35.00 a year.
Room-rentfrom $10.00 to 15.00 a year.
Use of Library5.00 a year.
Board, not including washing and fuel2.50 a week.
Students, who choose, board themselves.

Students who keep schools may be absent from college, on that duty, for a period not exceeding thirteen weeks, including the winter vacation; they continuing their studies the mean while.


List of persons, born in Medford or once resident there, who have received collegiate degrees:--

Thomas Tufts1701
Aaron Porter1708
John Tufts1708
Ebenezer Turell1721
Simon Tufts1724
Ammi R. Cutter1725
Joshua Tufts1736
Simon Tufts1744
William Whitmore1744
Cotton Tufts1749
Samuel Brooks1749
William Symmes1750
Edward Brooks1757
Samuel Angier1763
Simon Tufts1767
David Osgood1771
John Bishop1776
Ephraim Hall1776
Cotton Tufts1777
William Woodbridge1780
George H. Hall1781
Timothy Bigelow1786
Samuel Angier1787
John Brooks1787
Luther Stearns1791
Hall Tufts1794
Abner Bartlett1799
John Hosmer1800
Aaron Hall Putnam1800
John Pierpont1803
Daniel Swan1803
John Brooks1805
Joseph Hall1807
William C. Woodbridge1811
Edward Brooks1812
David Osgood1813
Andrew Bigelow1814
Gorham Brooks1814
Jonathan Porter1814
John P. Bigelow1815
Convers Francis1815
Charles Brooks1816
William Ward1816
Sidney Brooks1819
Thomas Savage Clay1819
William H. Furness1820
Edward B. Hall1820
George B. Osborn1820
John Angier1821
Ward C. Brooks1822
Caleb Stetson1822
Charles Angier1827
Elijah N. Train1827
John James Gilchrist1828
Joseph Angier1829
Charles V. Bemis1835
George Clisby1836
Thomas S. Harlow1836
Thompson Kidder1836
Andrew D. Blanchard1842
Horace D. Train1842
Benjamin L. Swan1844
Hosea Ballou, 2d1844
Timothy Bigelow1845
Sanford B. Perry1845
James A. Hervey1849
Albert F. Sawyer1849
Thomas Meriam Stetson1849
George D. Porter1851
Peter C. Brooks1852
Gorham Train1852
Samuel C. Lawrence1855

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