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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.

Honoring women in mathematics

Tulane University mathematics professor Lisa Fauci will give the Kovalevsky Lecture during the annual Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics this month.

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Brady Page prepares to draw blood on a patient in Papua New Guinea
Fulbright scholar looks to give back in Brazil

Brady Page, an MD/MPH student, is one of 11 members of the Tulane community to receive a Fulbright grant.

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Students work on the production of a digital film
Student film is a ‘ Work in Progress’


Short films created by Digital Media Production students in a yearlong advanced filmmaking capstone course make their big-screen debut in the historic Prytania Theatre.

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New Orleans artist and community activist Derek Shackelford, affiliated with True Love Movement, leads a class that is part of the Social Innovation Engagement program at Tulane University. The course took place in Suite 200, Flower Hall, and was a projec
Tulane University, Taylor Center awarded $100,000 Excellence in Innovation Award

Tulane University has been named the inaugural recipient of Phi Kappa Phi’s $100,000 Excellence in Innovation Award in recognition of the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking.

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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.

Tulane University shot up 13 points to No. 41 in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

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.