Tulane University is a private institution that was founded in 1834. It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 8,423. Tulane University is one of the country's most respected universities. With top-ranked programs in the academic and professional schools, research and educational partnerships that span the globe, and its location in historic New Orleans, Tulane University offers an unparalleled educational experience.
At Tulane University, located in downtown New Orleans, students can experience a thriving - and re-establishing - city that is known for more than just its raucous Mardi Gras celebrations. The school is divided between an Uptown campus, its main location, and a Downtown campus, the center for health science programs.
The French Quarter, about four miles from the main campus, is a popular tourist spot known for its music scene, nightlife, and shopping. There are more than 200 student organisations on campus, including about 20 sororities and fraternities. Through Tulane After Dark, students can choose from a variety of evening activities such as concerts, comedy shows, and murder mystery parties. Since Hurricane Katrina, hundreds of students a year have volunteered in community service efforts to rebuild the city.
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
City Population: 369,250
University Population: 13,359
Climate: Humid subtropical climate
Nearest Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
University website: http://tulane.edu/
Study Abroad Office: http://global.tulane.edu/
- U.S. News & World Report's 2017 edition ranked Tulane tied for 39th among U.S. national universities
- Tulane is home to many alumni who have contributed to both the arts and sciences and to the political and business realms. For example, from television: Jerry Springer, from literature: John Kennedy Toole, Shirley Ann Grau and Andrew Breitbart; from business: David Filo, co-founder of Yahoo!, and Neil Bush, economist and brother of President George W. Bush; from government: Newt Gingrich
- The Uptown campus is known both for its large live oak trees as well as its architecturally historic buildings