Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 12,581
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,056 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Tulane University of Louisiana is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 32,006 applications and only 8,162 students were granted admission. Tulane University of Louisiana is at the #24 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 39% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1240 to 1410
ACT29 to 32
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Tulane University of Louisiana's tuition was $47,130 for all students regardless of residency (75.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 72% of Tulane University of Louisiana's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 9% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,367 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Tulane University of Louisiana in 2016-2017, was 492, which is 29% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,383 (which is 25.2% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Tulane University of Louisiana has enrolled a total of 12,581 students (10,296 students full-time and 2,285 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,581 students, 82 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 7,924 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,657 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 251 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Non-resident alien: 11%

Black/African American: 8%

Hispanic: 6%

Asian: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Tulane University of Louisiana.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Social Sciences 14% 473
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 364
Architecture And Related Services 9% 315
Legal Professions And Studies 9% 314
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 233 0
Engineering 6% 206
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 198
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 3% 103
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 77
Psychology 2% 74

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Tulane University of Louisiana full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Tulane University of Louisiana graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,100. Last year, out of the total 1,571 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,430 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,379 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,117 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $44,100 $56,200
Employment Rate 91% 89%
Total Graduates 1,571 2,379

Campus Location

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