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Tulane University of Louisiana is a private not-for-profit institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The city atmosphere of New Orleans makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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

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Tulane University of Louisiana Rankings

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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
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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

How Do I Get Into Tulane?

You can apply to Tulane online at:

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 )

SAT Math Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 660 to 750 )
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 )
ACT Math Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 27 to 32 )
ACT Composite Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 30 to 33 )

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.


This school is the 4th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

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 #367 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Tulane regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Tulane majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 6%
General Computer & Information Sciences 6%

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
App Specific Computer Programming 5 31 2 0 38
Computer Science 0 24 0 0 24
General Computer & Information Sciences 0 10 0 8 18
Computer & IS Security 0 8 1 0 9
Web & Multimedia Design 0 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 5 75 3 8 91


*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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