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You’ve made it!  You are enrolled at a top-tier university that you know from rankings in U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Forbes and Entrepreneur magazine.  
In the next several years you will learn from distinguished faculty, hear from acclaimed speakers and live on a campus graced with majestic 100-year old oak trees while making friendships that will last a lifetime.
And there’s lagniappe! Being in New Orleans is a part of the Tulane package. All the great stuff you’ve heard about – the French Quarter, Mardi Gras, Dixieland, the Creole cuisine – it’s all part of our student life. And it’s incomparable.
As the admission folks keep telling you….Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans.


A ribbon cutting ceremony marks the official opening of the Professional Athletic Care Team's clinic on Monday, May 22. From left are Tulane Medical School Dean Lee Hamm, Tulane President Mike Fitts, former Saints defensive back Jabari Greer, Tulane Insti
Former pro athletes get all-star treatment at new sports medicine clinic

The Professional Athlete Care Team launched by the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine features a $1.1 million space with exam rooms, meeting areas, rehabilitation equipment and new, state-of-the-art digital X-ray equipment.

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From left, Tulane Law School dean David Meyer, associate dean Stacy Seicshnaydre and Keith Hill, right, director of the EEOC New Orleans office, present a certificate to 2017 graduate Chance Raymond, a new member of the Tulane Law Pro Bono Krewe for his 4
Pro Bono Krewe exceeds expectations

Members of Tulane University Law School’s 2017 graduating class performed 18,134 hours of pro bono work during their three years of law school. That’s an average of 104 hours per student — far more than what’s required.

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Tulane University senior Sunshine Best was one of 24 student participants to receive feedback on their social innovations during the Taylor Student Showcase this semester
Students showcase ideas for the greater good

Could software change the way growers share the secrets of traditional gardening? Tulane senior Sunshine Best thinks so and showed how at the Taylor Student Showcase where participants took a shot at marketing their ideas to the world.

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Jazbaa captain Dinika Singh, who double majors in biomedical engineering and dance, watches herself dance in a mirror.
Tulane dancers sway to a Bollywood beat

Jazbaa, Tulane University’s Bollywood dance team, took Carnival in New Orleans by storm when they debuted in three parades ahead of Mardi Gras 2017.

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Tulane was founded in 1834 as the South’s second medical school, and the legacy of quality education and integration with our community and environment continues. Tulane, as one of the nation’s premier research institutions, continues to lead the way in how universities should engage with the world. 

At Tulane, as an undergraduate, you have opportunities galore. Opportunities to work closely with renown faculty. Opportunities to lead research. Opportunities to travel the globe for your study. Opportunities to create, to invent, to explore, to discover. And you will be part of a community of curious, smart students and faculty from around the world.

Forbes says that New Orleans is the nation’s biggest brain magnet. Entrepreneurs love it here. And while we adore the neighborhoods you’ve read about in all the tour guides, there’s a lot more to the city. We know: Last year, our students performed more than 780,000 hours of community service in New Orleans. Architecture students are helping rebuild our housing stock after Katrina. Education students are deeply connected to improving the city’s schools. Our medical students continue to fight the biggest public health crises of our times.

We want to do good – we were the first research institution to make community service a degree requirement – but when Tulanians participate in this giant post-Katrina civic revitalization project, we’re not doing it just for karma. 

We’re doing it because we live here. And you’ll find out pretty quickly when you arrive that Tulane is as much a part of New Orleans as New Orleans is a part of us.

Excited about sampling the local cuisine? You can use Tulane's meal plan at many restaurants near campus.

Located right across the street, Audubon Park is seen as an extension of campus. Students often go for walks/runs/bike rides on the 1.8 mile track that runs around the park. It's also a great place to catch some rays while studying.

The world-famous Rock N Bowl is an 18 lane bowling alley located minutes away from Tulane's campus. Popular even with non-bowlers, Rock N Bowl offers live music on various nights ranging from Cajun/Zydeco, Swing, Jazz, Blues, and many others.