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Tulane University of Louisiana Overview

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

What Is Tulane University of Louisiana Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$57,047 Avg Cost After Aid
10% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Tulane since the student to facuty ratio is 8 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Tulane is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Tulane.
  • In <nil>, 66% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Tulane makes roughly $59,812 a year. This is 47% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Tulane to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is 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 Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Tulane?

10% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
15% Submit SAT Scores
If you plan to apply to Tulane, make sure you don't wait until the last minute to fill out your application. The school is one of the most selective in the United States and has a low acceptance rate of 10%. If you are admitted, that's something to brag about!

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 10%, and the acceptance rate for women is 10%.

Average Test Scores

About 15% 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 680 and 740. Math scores were between 680 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 680 to 740 )

SAT Math Scores for Tulane University of Louisiana  ( 680 to 770 )
Tulane received ACT scores from 41% 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?

$57,047 Net Price
27% Take Out Loans
1.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Tulane is $57,047. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Tulane, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $7,778 a year. That adds up to $31,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Tulane is 1.3%. 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

8,231 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,700 undergraduate students at Tulane, with 8,231 being full-time and 469 being part-time.


There are also 5,347 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,231 full-time undergraduates at Tulane, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 424
Black or African American 439
Hispanic or Latino 686
White 5,670
International Students 549
Other Races/Ethnicities 463

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

1,753 Took All Classes Online
5,582 Took At Least One Class Online
70.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 5,582 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 26th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Tulane

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Tulane University of Louisiana was 70.2%. This is the #529 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%.


*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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