Tulane University

#205 / #70
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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About Tulane University

According to Wikipedia, Tulane University, officially the Tulane University of Louisiana, is a private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834 by seven young medical doctors, it turned into a comprehensive public university as the University of Louisiana by the state legislature in 1847. The institution became private under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884 and 1887. Tulane is the 9th oldest private university in the Association of American Universities. 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's Online Degrees

Tulane University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Tulane University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$12,456
30K - 48K$13,380
48K - 75K$25,322
75K - 110K$36,899

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.

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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 Social Work, Medical, and Law. Here are some of Tulane University's most famous alumni:

Michael DeBakey
Michael DeBakey
An American cardiac surgeon .
Cleanth Brooks
Cleanth Brooks
An American literary critic and academic.
Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich
An American politician and author .
Florian Cajori
Florian Cajori
An American mathematician.
Marshall Colt
A Psychologiy and Acting.
Jim Garrison
Jim Garrison
An American district attorney .
John Sallis
An American philosopher.
Howard K. Smith
Howard K. Smith
An American news anchor .
Henry Hobson Richardson
Henry Hobson Richardson
An American architect.
Andrew Breitbart
Andrew Breitbart
An American writer and publisher.
Jefferson Caffery
An American diplomat.
Maxwell Wintrobe
An American hematologist .

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