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Tulane University of Louisiana is a private not-for-profit institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

830 Undergraduate Degrees
705 Graduate Degrees
$53,321 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
21% Acceptance Rate

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Tulane University of Louisiana Rankings

We have ranked Tulane as #143 out of 1,018 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 12 colleges in Louisiana, it is ranked at #1.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Tulane has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#62 Most Popular Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#154 Most Popular Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Tulane.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular International Business Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Finance & Financial Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Most Popular Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#97 Most Popular Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#134 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Tulane has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Best Colleges for Finance & Financial Management College Factual
#18 Highest Paid Finance & Financial Management Graduates College Factual
#21 Best Finance & Financial Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#48 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#62 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#77 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Tulane University of Louisiana?

Location of Tulane University of Louisiana

Contact details for Tulane are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
Phone: 504-865-5000
Website: tulane.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TulaneU
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TulaneNews

How Do I Get Into Tulane?

You can apply to Tulane online at: https://admission.tulane.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Tulane

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Tulane?

21% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 21%, Tulane is one of the most selective schools in the country. If the admissions department requests additional materials, be sure to submit them promptly. This could be a sign that you're on the border line of being accepted or denied.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 21%, and the acceptance rate for women is 22%.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to Tulane submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 670 and 740. Math scores were between 660 and 750.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 670 to 740 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 660 to 750 )
200
800
Tulane received ACT scores from 81% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 31 and 35. Math scores were between 27 and 32. Composite scores were between 30 and 33.

ACT English Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 31 to 35 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 27 to 32 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 30 to 33 )
1
36

Can I Afford Tulane University of Louisiana?

$53,321 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
3.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Tulane is $53,321. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Tulane, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $9,544 a year. That adds up to $38,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tulane is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Tulane University of Louisiana Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,260 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,980 undergraduate students at Tulane, with 7,260 being full-time and 720 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Tulane

There are also 4,943 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,260 full-time undergraduates at Tulane, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Tulane

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Tulane University of Louisiana students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Tulane Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 392
Black or African American 385
Hispanic or Latino 545
White 5,065
International Students 491
Other Races/Ethnicities 382

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at Tulane University of Louisiana. At this time, 46 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 92 countries are represented at Tulane. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Tulane University of Louisiana

674 Took All Classes Online
1,475 Took At Least One Class Online
36.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,475 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Tulane has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Tulane

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tulane University of Louisiana was 36.5%. This is the #489 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tulane regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Tulane University of Louisiana Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Finance 0 262 0 166 0 428
General Business Administration and Management 0 187 0 39 0 226
International Business/Trade/Commerce 0 47 0 140 0 187
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0 161 1 0 0 162
Accounting 0 0 0 142 0 142
General Business/Commerce 8 0 0 107 0 115
General Economics 0 87 0 7 0 94
Other Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 2 40 2 0 0 44
Development Economics & International Development 0 30 0 0 2 32
Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 28 0 28
Real Estate Development 0 0 0 20 0 20
Management Science 0 0 0 20 0 20
Interior Design Management 0 0 0 19 0 19
Business Management & Marketing 0 0 0 8 0 8
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 6 0 1 0 0 7
Econometrics & Quantitative Economics 0 0 0 0 2 2
Taxation 0 0 0 1 0 1
Other Marketing 0 0 0 0 0 0
Banking, Corporate, Finance, & Securities Law 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 16 814 4 697 4 1,535

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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