Tulane University

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world rank  311

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University Overview

Founded in 1834, 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 (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 degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 186 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most 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.

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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

University Location

Address 6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans
70118-5698 Louisiana
United States
Tel +1 (504) 865 5000
Fax +1 (504) 865 5202

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New 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
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
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

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, highly 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 Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tulane University's Library
Tulane University of Louisiana's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,858,898 physical volumes, 34,347 physical media, 5,580 digital/electronic medium and 877 licensed digital/electronic databases. Tulane University of Louisiana's library has 6 branches.
Housing Yes
Tulane University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,071 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1903


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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