Tulane University
#211 Overall Influence#107 Desirability Rank

Tulane University

Private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Tulane University Rankings

Tulane University is a private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana. It was founded as a public medical college in 1834 and became a comprehensive university in 1847. The institution was made private under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is the 9th oldest private university in the Association of American Universities, which consists of major research universities in the United States and Canada. The Tulane University Law School and Tulane University Medical School are, respectively, the 12th oldest law school and 15th oldest medical school in the United States.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

38,816

Acceptance

17%

Graduation Rate

83%

Median SAT Score

1420

Median ACT Score

31

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$50,780

Fees (in-state)

$4,040

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$17,108
30K-48K$22,718
48K-75K$26,848
75K-110K$31,733
110K+$43,726

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$86,300

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

11K

Under-Grads

9K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70118-5698

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

21k per 100k

Violent Crime

0k per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

39k per 100k

Violent Crime

11k per 100k

What is Tulane University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#64 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Medical
#68 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Social Work
#118 World Rank #61 USA Rank
Anthropology
#126 World Rank #66 USA Rank
Law
#94 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Business
#135 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Political Science
#168 World Rank #90 USA Rank
Engineering
#162 World Rank #98 USA Rank
Education
#261 World Rank #99 USA Rank
Mathematics
#135 World Rank #106 USA Rank
Communications
#189 World Rank #107 USA Rank
History
#253 World Rank #115 USA Rank
Sociology
#264 World Rank #118 USA Rank
Biology
#265 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Computer Science
#163 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#339 World Rank #123 USA Rank
Philosophy
#342 World Rank #125 USA Rank
Chemistry
#271 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#332 World Rank #131 USA Rank
Economics
#371 World Rank #149 USA Rank
Literature
#658 World Rank #199 USA Rank
Physics
#396 World Rank #203 USA Rank
Psychology

Other areas of influence

#202 World Rank #141 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Tulane University's Most influential alumni?

Tulane University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Social Work, and Business. Tulane University’s most academically influential people include Barbara Forrest, Henry Hobson Richardson, and Cleanth Brooks.

Barbara Forrest
Barbara Forrest

American academic

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Henry Hobson Richardson
Henry Hobson Richardson

American architect

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Cleanth Brooks
Cleanth Brooks

American literary critic and academic

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James H. Clark
James H. Clark

American entrepreneur and computer scientist

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Edward Douglass White
Edward Douglass White

American politician, lawyer and judge

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Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart

American writer and publisher

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Howard K. Smith
Howard K. Smith

American news anchor

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Lawrence Wright
Lawrence Wright

American author, screenwriter, and staff writer

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John Kennedy Toole
John Kennedy Toole

American novelist

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Harold Rosen

Aerospace and electrical engineer

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Michael Ellis DeBakey
Michael Ellis DeBakey

American cardiac surgeon

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Sandy Rosenthal
Sandy Rosenthal

American activist

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