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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.

This cosine map, created by Tulane student Cody O’Cain, was made using laser cutters at Tulane's MakerSpace
Campus workspace helps students bring their ideas to life

If a student can dream it, they can design it, thanks to Tulane’s MakerSpace, a student-run workshop that offers accessibility to laser cutters, 3-D printers and other design tools. The equipment is available for academic assignments as well as for extracurricular projects that require mechanical manufacturing.

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A joint-degree option with the Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Finance and Master of Management in Energy programs are in the works
Tulane to launch new master’s program in business analytics

The new one-year Master of Business Analytics program in the A. B. Freeman School of Business will give students the skills to transform large, complex data sets into the clear information managers need to make business decisions. It begins in summer 2018.

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Suri Duitch, Dean of the School of Professional Advancement, looks on as the new name and plan for the school is announced at an event
A new look, a new direction: Tulane introduces the School of Professional Advancement

Tulane University has formally relaunched the School of Continuing Studies as the School of Professional Advancement. The school is one of six at Tulane that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Illustration by Michael Morgenstern
The science of raising consciousness

Some scientists reject consciousness study outright, arguing that there is no mystery to consciousness—the brain creates the mind, end of story. To explore consciousness is to invite scientifically unprovable concepts such as higher powers, miracles and intelligent design. But philosophers say, wait a minute, there is much more to discover about how we understand and experience the world.

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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.