#145 Overall Influence #107 Desirability Rank

Tulane University

Private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

From 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".

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

43,892

Acceptance

11%

Graduation Rate

86%

Median SAT Score

1440

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,766

Fees (in-state)

$4,086

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$23,968
30K - 48K$24,632
48K - 75K$26,168
75K - 110K$34,240
110K+$44,795

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

12K

Under-Grads

9K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

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

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

39 per 100K

Violent Crime

11 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

#48 World Rank
Medical
#38 World Rank
Law
#160 World Rank
Biology
#96 World Rank
Business
#156 World Rank
Engineering
#213 World Rank
Literature
#152 World Rank
Education
#227 World Rank
Mathematics
#137 World Rank
Political Science
#135 World Rank
History
#233 World Rank
Chemistry
#220 World Rank
Physics
#278 World Rank
Philosophy
#241 World Rank
Computer Science
#179 World Rank
Psychology
#152 World Rank
Communications
#79 World Rank
Sociology
#264 World Rank
Economics
#113 World Rank
Anthropology
#382 World Rank
Religious Studies
#35 World Rank
Social Work
#347 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#266 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#144 World 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 Social Work, Law, and Medical

Steve Berman

American writer

Benjamin B. Weinstein

American gynecologist

Julie Greenwald

Larry M. James

Larry M. James

Susan Hiller

Susan Hiller

Artist

David Vitter

American politician

Howard Baker

American politician

Joseph Amon

American epidemiologist

John Mackintosh Howie

British mathematician

Timothy Sykes

Timothy Sykes

American investor

Muhamed Sacirbey

Bosnian diplomat

Jefferson Caffery

American diplomat