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Tulane University

Tulane University is a private, Research University, was founded in 1834. It is located in New Orleans in the US and has a student body totaling of around 13,500.

About a quarter of students are involved in Tulane’s roughly 20 sororities and fraternities. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Tulane University is consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the nation.



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Tulane offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine.


Tulane’s purpose is to create, communicate and conserve knowledge in order to enrich the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities to think, to learn and to act and lead with integrity and wisdom.

Tulane University Profile

  • Type: Private Research University
  • Established: 1834
  • Academic staff: 1200
  • Administrative staff: 2900
  • Students: 13,581
  • Campus: Urban, 110 acres
  • Nickname: Green Wave

Tulane University Ranking

  • Tulane University is a private institution that was founded in 1834.
  • It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,377.
  • Tulane University’s ranking in Best Colleges is 40 National Universities.


The student-faculty ratio at Tulane University is 8:1, and the school has 61.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Tulane University include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs.

Tulane University Departments

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • English
  • French & Italian
  • Germanic & Slavic Studies
  • History
  • Jewish Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • Theatre & Dance

Scholarships & Grants

Tulane University provides many scholarships the students & their number scholarships which are:

Full-Time Division Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Grants
Institutional merit awards

  • Dean’s Honor Scholarship
  • Paul Tulane Award
  • Presidential Scholar Award
  • Premier Scholar Award
  • Distinguished Scholar Award

Full-Time Division Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Grants
Transfer Student Institutional merit awards

  • Merit Awards

Full-Time Division Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Grants
Louisiana Resident Scholarships

  • Valedictorian’s Scholarship
  • Legislative Scholarship
  • Mayoral Scholarship
  • Louisiana Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS)
  • Louisiana GO Grant

Full-Time Division Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Grants
need-based awards/Grants

  • Tulane Need-Based Scholarship
  • Tulane’s NOLA (No Loan Assistance) Scholarship
  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
  • Louisiana GO Grant

Full-Time Division Undergraduate Student Scholarships and Grants
other programmes/Grants

  • Athletic Scholarship
  • ROTC Scholarship
  • Tuition Exchange Scholarship
  • Marching Band Scholarship
  • Musicianship Award
  • National Merit Scholarship

Student Life

Tulane University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,377, with a gender distribution of 42 percent male students and 58 percent female students. At this school, 47 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 53 percent of students live off campus.

Tulane University Interdisciplinary Programs

  • Africana Studies
  • Arabic
  • Asian Studies
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Digital Media Production
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • International Development
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Medieval & Early Modern Studies
  • Musical Cultures of the Gulf South
  • Political Economy
  • Religious Studies
  • School of Liberal Arts Management Minor(SLAMM)
  • Social Policy & Practice
  • Urban Studies
  • US Public Policy

Financial Information

  • Financial Aid: Available
  • Percent Receiving Aid: 80%
  • Tuition : In-State: $43,150.00/Year

Out-of-State: $43,150.00/Year

Contact Information

Address: 6823 Saint Charles Ave, Address 2, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698, United States
Phone:  +1 (504) 865-5000
Email:  registrar-at-tulane.edu
Website:  http://tulane.edu