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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.

Tulane School of Liberal Arts professor Emilia Oddo, third from left, works with a team of undergraduate assistants in Crete during the summer. The team studied and cataloged pottery sherds excavated from the House of the Frescoes in the 1920s.
Ancient site holds research opportunity for undergrads

Five undergraduate students joined assistant professor Emilia Oddo in Crete to work on a pottery find from a Bronze Age civilization.

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As the fall 2017 Executive in Residence, Larry Schloss is sharing his invaluable insights with students seeking careers in finance.
Finance careers not only for finance majors

As the fall 2017 Executive in Residence, Larry Schloss will share his invaluable insights with students seeking careers in finance.

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Tulane students engage in educational service learning at a local school in San José, Costa Rica.
Stone Center offers new Master of Arts program in Costa Rica

The new Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program focuses on policy issues in Central America.

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The Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute houses a new set of specimens transferred from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Tulane houses largest fish collection of its kind in the world

The Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute recently received a new set of specimens from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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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 40th among the best national universities and in the top 25 for its service learning programs. Tulane is also ranked the 24th most innovative school and the 39th best university by high school counselors.

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.