Tulane University

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General Information

Admission Office
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118-5680
(504) 865-5731
(800) 873-9283
Fax: (504) 862-8715

Contact: Earl Retif
Vice President for Enrollment Management and University Registrar
Main Address
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118-5680
(504) 865-5000


Total undergrads: 6,749
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,560
Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,692
Graduate enrollment: 2,579

Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 27%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 87%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African Studies B
American Studies B
Asian Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Multimedia B,C
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical Theater B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Cellular Biology/Histology B
Ecology B
Evolutionary Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B,C
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Legal Studies in Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Mass Communications/Media Studies A,B


Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Engineering Physics B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Modern B
Italian B
Linguistics B
Portuguese B
Russian B
Spanish B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B
Paralegal/Legal Assistant C


Mathematical Economics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Medieval/Renaissance Studies B
Neuroscience B
Social Policy and Practice B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Earth Sciences B
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Tulane University of Louisiana Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (504) 865-5000
Website: tulane.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://admission.tulane.edu/apply
Address: 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,923
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 83%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 11,320 (88% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $56,800
Out-of-state Tuition: $56,800
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $32,275

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Tulane University of Louisiana Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Tulane University of Louisiana.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 24
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 622
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 61713
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 777122
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 335
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4351
Education 1
Engineering 333
English Language and Literature/Letters 111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1044
Health Professions and Related Programs 11496
History 111
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1111
Legal Professions and Studies 12271
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 211
Mathematics and Statistics 141
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 242
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 311
Physical Sciences 433
Psychology 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 1945
Visual and Performing Arts 971
Grand total 1718868949

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Tulane University of Louisiana and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $56,800
Out-of-state $56,800
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $56,958
Out-of-state $56,958

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,506 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,459 76% $32,275
Student loan aid 500 26% $8,509

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,989 70% $30,904
Federal student loans 2,204 26% $6,486

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Tulane University of Louisiana. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Tulane University of Louisiana students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 42,185 15,648 26,537
Percent admitted 100% 13% 13%
Percent admitted who enrolled 4% 5% 4%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Tulane University of Louisiana Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,923
Undergraduate enrollment 7,980
Graduate enrollment 4,943

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Tulane University of Louisiana Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
    • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

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