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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.

Rising Tulane junior Younes Boulares was selected to join the inaugural group of Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows.
Inaugural Posse fellowship goes to Tulane student

As a Jeff Ubben Posse Fellow, Younes Boulares, a junior in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, will experience what it's like to work on Capitol Hill.

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Broadway veteran Justin Lee Miller will graduate at the 2017 Tulane University Unified Commencement ceremony
MFA candidate glides from Broadway stage to classroom

Broadway veteran Justin Lee Miller worked as a professional performer in New York City for 15 years before deciding to move to New Orleans to pursue a master’s degree in fine arts.

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Victor Moll created six new graduate courses to introduce students to new topics outside of traditional math studies.
President’s Teaching Awards go to professors of law and math

Janet C. Hoeffel, Catherine D. Pierson Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School, and Victor Moll, pictured, professor of mathematics in the School of Science and Engineering, will receive the President’s Awards for Graduate and Professional Teaching during Commencement 2017.

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Elisabeth McMahon challenges her students to think critically about global issues and to consider how a broad perspective of history can impact international development and affairs.
Professors to be named Weiss Fellows at Commencement 2017

The 2017 Weiss Fellows are Elisabeth McMahon, associate professor in the Department of History and Africana Studies; and Beth Wee, senior professor of practice in the Department of Psychology.

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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.