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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.

Student studies depression in the workplace

With the help of a $10,000 research grant, Alex Fixler, a student in the Tulane School of Social Work, is working to improve the quality of life for people suffering from major depression.

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Mapping her own way

Carola Wenk, associate professor of computer science at Tulane University, analyzes road networks.

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Jazz education award goes to Bruce Raeburn

Bruce Raeburn, director of Tulane University Special Collections and curator of the Hogan Jazz Archive, is the 2016 recipient of the "Spirit of Satch" Jazz Education Award.

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Student spotlight: Engineering meets science

Tulane biomedical engineering graduate student Taylor McCrady is an intern at LaCell, a company that produces premium quality stem cells for scientific investigators.

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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.