Private 4 Year

Tulane University

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Tulane University overview
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Online tulane.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Tulane University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Tulane University, established in 1834 and situated in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private research institution recognized for its strong academic programs and distinctive campus infused with historical and contemporary architecture. The campus's Garden District location positions it in close proximity to the vibrant culture of downtown New Orleans. Tulane is known for its rigorous academic environment and moderately selective admissions process. The university maintains a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, with notable strengths in Public Health, Law, and Environmental Science. Students at Tulane can choose from numerous degree paths, and they frequently participate in interdisciplinary studies. The campus provides residential facilities for students, aiming to enhance the academic experience through supportive living communities. Tulane's Green Wave athletics competes in NCAA Division I as part of the American Athletic Conference, with a recognized presence in sports such as football and baseball.

In the most recent statistical year 31,615 prospective students applied, and 3,621 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,843 enrolled in the school.  11,475 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,552 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $58,666 plus fees of $4,178.












Tulane is rated within the top 17% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Tulane University overview
SAT 1370/1510
ACT 31/33
GPA 3.64

Applications Accepted

Tulane University overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2024
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Tulane University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,178
Room and Board $17,346
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$83,890

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$74,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tulane University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Social Sciences 18%
Biology 8%
Psychology 5%
Foreign Languages 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160755 IPEDS survey data for Tulane University.

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