Tulane University is located on an urban campus in the famous Mardi Gras city of New Orleans. It has one of the best student to faculty ratios.

Key Facts


  • #42 in National Universities according to US News & World Report 2022
  • #44 Business Programs
  • #76 Best Value Schools
  • #102 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

Year founded

  • 1834

School type

  • Private (non-profit)

Latest undergraduate enrollment

  • 6,773

Latest graduate enrollment

  • 4,949

Student-faculty ratio

  • 8:1

Freshman acceptance rate

  • 22%

Average SAT/ ACT for freshman entry

  • SAT 1396 / ACT 31

Average GPA for freshman entry

  • 4.0

International student population

  • 4%

Transfer GPA of Kings alumni

  • 3.20

Popular majors

  • Business, Social Sciences, Health Professions, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Psychology

Tuition and Room & Board

  • $73,264


About the university

Different colleges/ schools within the university include Architecture, Business, Liberal Arts, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Science and Engineering.

  • 200+ student organizations
  • Under 140 undergraduate fields of study
  • 8 graduate programs
  • Famous alumni include Michael Ellis DeBakey, notable cardiovascular surgeon who specialized in blood circulation, awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his achievements in the field of medicine; Lisa Perez Jackson, chemical engineer best known for her contributions to the US Environmental Protection Agency under former President Barack Obama’s administration
Kings alumni at Tulane University

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