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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.

The new cybersecurity concentration in the Tulane School of Professional Advancement is equipping students with the tools to pursue careers that help fight malicious cyber activity. (Photo by Thinkstock)The new cybersecurity concentration in the Tulane Sc
Path to cybersecurity begins at Tulane

A new cybersecurity concentration in the Tulane School of Professional Advancement is equipping students with the tools necessary to pursue careers that help fight malicious cyber activity.

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Dr. Keith Ferdinand will receive the 2017 Spirit of the Heart Leadership Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists at an awards ceremony on Oct. 7 in New York City.
Tulane cardiologist awarded national leadership honor

The Association of Black Cardiologists is honoring Tulane University cardiologist Dr. Keith Ferdinand with its 2017 Spirit of the Heart Leadership Award for his lifelong work as a champion of change in advancing health equity and reducing cardiovascular disease disparities.

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Chemical engineering professor Lawrence Pratt of Tulane University's School of Science and Engineering has won the American Chemical Society's 2018 Joel Henry Hildebrand Award Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids sponsored by Exxon-Mobil.
Chemical engineering professor Lawrence Pratt honored by American Chemical Society

Lawrence Pratt of Tulane University's School of Science and Engineering is the 2018 recipient of the American Chemical Society's Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids.

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Students keep busy in the architecture studio located in the Richardson Memorial building on the uptown campus.
School of Architecture lands top 20 ranking

The Tulane University School of Architecture has been recognized as one of the nation’s top architecture institutions for the second year in a row.

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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.