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Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

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Overview

Tulane University is a University institution located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions, 210 Gibson Hall
New Orleans, LA  70118
United States
Contact Satyajit Dattagupta
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
Email: undergrad.admission@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-865-5731
Fax: 504-862-8715

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Finance, General Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Checkmark Checkmark
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Development Economics And International Development Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Economy Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
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Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45,525
Applied
4,385
Accepted
7,780
Enrolled
10%
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Female Admissions

29,878
Females Applied
2,896
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,647
Males Applied
1,489
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th
Transfer April 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 686 680 740
SAT Math 720 680 770
ACT Composite 32 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

60,814
Private
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Fees

16,818
Room & board
9,606
Room only

Financial Aid

51,783
Avg. Financial Aid Package
50,842
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
36,847
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,360
Avg. Loan Aid
20,655
Avg. Grant Aid
40,292
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
93.4%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
59%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,780
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.38%
Black or African American 5.12%
White or Caucasian 70.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 5.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 4.59%
Other 0.89%

Gender

Male (38.77%)
Female (61.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 52%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Outreach Tulane (community service day for freshmen), Student Activities Expo and Homecoming

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Community Action Council of Tulane Students (CACTUS), Associated Student Body, Tulane University Campus Programming (TUCP), Association of Club Sports (ACS) and National Pan-Hellenic Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
on and off-campus shuttle service, crime prevention programs, lighted pathways, TUPD patrols 24 hrs a day 365 days a year, virtual

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 No
Bowling Checkmark Division 1 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,351
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 874
Part-time - 477
Male - 728
Female - 623
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