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2016 Town Hall Meeting
President Mike Fitts will answer questions from the Tulane community at a Town Hall today from 10-11 a.m., CST, in Dixon Hall. Follow online via our live blog.


Great teaching, unique and unbelievably numerous courses, research opportunities and students who are the best and brightest are at the core of the Tulane experience.
Ok, we know every university says this, but here’s why Tulane is special.
We’ve got the credentials – we’re one of the nation’s leading research institutions; we’ve been a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) for nearly 60 years. Our faculty are the cream of the crop, the best of the best, and they’re drawn here because they want to be surrounded by other talented and driven scholars.

Diplomat in Residence program returns to campus

For the first time in nearly a decade, Tulane University is among 16 selected universities in the country to house a Diplomat in Residence from the U.S. Department of State.

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Members of Design for America meet in the Taylor Center
Problem solving through design

A team of Tulane students is collaborating with the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking to bring hands-on, creative problem-solving opportunities to campus.

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Students learn about global humanitarian response

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy students gain real-world knowledge through U.S. and international organizations that respond to natural and man-made disasters.

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Tulane archaeologists help unearth Maya monuments

Archaeologists with the La Corona Regional Archaeological Project in Guatemala, who in 2012 discovered a reference to the "end date of the Maya calendar," found more significant artifacts at the same site.

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So what else makes us different? You! Maybe you will do a double, triple or quadruple major.  Maybe you will study abroad.  Maybe you will invent something to make life better.
What you will definitely do is take advantage of the way Tulane has broken down the silos between schools so it is easy for you to take a creative, designed-just-for-you curriculum.

Suppose neuroscience appeals to you but Shakespeare really gets you, and vice versa. No problem. Your advisors will help chart a course just right for you and your aspirations. To thine own self be true, right?

Tulane University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tulane University.

According to U.S. News and World Report, Tulane University is among the top national universities in the United States, ranked 39th among the best national universities and in the top 27 for its service learning programs. Tulane is also ranked the 42nd best university by high school counselors and 23rd among the best colleges for veterans.

Entrepreneurship know-how is baked into a Tulane education. Want proof? Five Tulane grads made Forbes' 30 Under 30 list in 2016.

Tulane offers one of the most flexible academic programs around. Students are welcome to take courses across all of our schools in any major they choose, and many double or even triple major in different fields.