6,571
Students
Financial aid thermometer
47,540
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
21
21%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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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

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35,622
Applied
7,657
Accepted
6,571
Enrolled
21%
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Female Admissions

21,607
Females Applied
4,756
Females Accepted
22%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,015
Males Applied
2,901
Males Accepted
21%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.56
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 November 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 15th November 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,780
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Fees

4,040
Full-time student fees
15,190
Room & board
8,748
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,540
Avg. Financial Aid Package
45,405
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
36,413
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,766
Avg. Loan Aid
26,091
Avg. Grant Aid
34,996
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
96%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
69%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,571
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.62%
Black or African American 4.11%
White or Caucasian 74.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 4.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.77%
Other 1.2%

Gender

Male (40.89%)
Female (59.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Outreach Tulane (community service day for freshmen), Student Activities Expo and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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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

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
on and off-campus shuttle service, crime prevention programs, lighted pathways

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
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 Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark 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 Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark 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

Faculty

1,188
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 767
Part-time - 421
Male - 690
Female - 498