Tulane University

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Private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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About Tulane University

According to Wikipedia, 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 became 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 includes 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. Tulane has been a member of the Association of American Universities since 1958 and is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".

Tulane University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
43,892 11% 86% 1440 32

How Much Does Tulane University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $23,968
30K - 48K $24,632
48K - 75K $26,168
75K - 110K $34,240
110K+ $44,795

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Tulane University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Tulane University, then you can expect to earn an average of $86,300 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Tulane University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
11,577 9,168 2,409

Where is Tulane University?

Tulane University is located at 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70118-5698

How Safe is Tulane University?

New Orleans has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Tulane University Known For?

Tulane University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Tulane University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Law. Here are some of Tulane University's most famous alumni:

Cleanth Brooks
Cleanth Brooks
An American literary critic and academic.
James H. Clark
James H. Clark
An American entrepreneur and computer scientist.
Florian Cajori
Florian Cajori
An American mathematician.
Henry Hobson Richardson
Henry Hobson Richardson
An American architect.
Marshall Colt
A Psychologiy and Acting.
Michael DeBakey
Michael DeBakey
An American cardiac surgeon .
Jim Garrison
Jim Garrison
An American judge.
Paul Morphy
Paul Morphy
A First american chess champion, unofficial second world chess champion 1858-1860, an attorney, chess publicist.
Ian Bremmer
Ian Bremmer
An American political scientist.
Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich
An American politician and former Speaker of the House.
David Filo
David Filo
An American businessman.
Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart
An American writer and publisher.

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