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Tulane University

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Overview

Founded in 1834, the Tulane University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of New Orleans (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Tulane University (TU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Tulane University (TU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 190-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this US higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Tulane University's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Tulane University's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Tulane University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

Tulane University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym TU
Founded 1834
Motto Non Sibi Sed Suis
Not for one's self, but for one's own
Colours Olive green and sky blue
Mascot Riptide the Pelican
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University Location

Address 6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans
70118-5698 Louisiana
United States
Tulane University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Tulane University Phone Number +1 (504) 865 5000
Tulane University Fax Number +1 (504) 865 5202

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Tulane University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Tulane University's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Tulane University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Tulane University.

Tulane University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
International
students
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Tulane University's admission information.

Tulane University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Tulane University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Tulane University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Tulane University's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Tulane University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Tulane University has more than 1200 international students.

Tulane University's Admission Office Admission Office

6823 St. Charles Avenue, 210 Gibson Hall
New Orleans 70118-5680
(504) 865 5731
800 873 9283

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Tulane University.

Tulane University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Tulane University has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


Tulane University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).


Tulane University's Control Type Control Type

Tulane University is a private higher education institution.


Tulane University's Entity Type Entity Type

Tulane University is a non-profit higher education institution.


Tulane University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Tulane University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Tulane University's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.


Religious Affiliation

Tulane University does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Tulane University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Tulane University's main facilities:


Tulane University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Tulane University's Library

Tulane University of Louisiana's library has 6 branches. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 1,829,754 physical volumes, 40,715 physical media, 7,077 digital/electronic media and 872 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 131 full-time employees, including 51 librarians. Tulane University of Louisiana's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Tulane University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Tulane University provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,072 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Tulane University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Tulane University sport activities and facilities include:

  • Tulane maintains a NCAA Division 1 athletic program
  • Dozens of club and recreational/intramural sports


Tulane University's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.


University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Tulane University's main services:


Tulane University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Tulane University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Tulane University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Tulane University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Tulane University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Tulane University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Tulane University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1903


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tulane University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Tulane University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Tulane University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Tulane University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

Tulane University's Facebook page Tulane University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Tulane University's X (formerly Twitter) page Tulane University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Tulane University's YouTube channel Tulane University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Tulane University's Instagram page Tulane University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Tulane University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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