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We offer degrees in architecture, business, law, liberal arts, medicine, public health and tropical medicine, the sciences and engineering, and social work but that’s just the beginning….
Non sibi, sed suis, translated as "not for one's self, but for one's own."
- 1834, as Medical College of Louisiana
- 1847, Medical College merges with University of Louisiana
- 1884, Louisiana Legislature authorizes the Tulane Educational Fund to reorganize the University of Louisiana as a private institution and rename it Tulane University of Louisiana
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- Provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, Robin Forman
- Newcomb-Tulane College, Lee Skinner, dean
- A. B. Freeman School of Business, Ira Solomon, dean
- School of Architecture, Iñaki Alday, dean
- School of Professional Advancement, Suri Duitch, dean and vice president
- School of Law, David D. Meyer, dean
- School of Liberal Arts, Brian Edwards, dean
- School of Medicine, Lee Hamm, dean and senior vice president
- School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Thomas LaVeist, dean
- School of Science and Engineering, Kimberly Foster, dean
- School of Social Work, Patrick Bordnick, dean
- Undergraduate: 8,549
- Graduate and Professional: 5,923
- Total: 14,472 — 8,635 females and 5,837 males
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- $58,852, Newcomb-Tulane College
- $56,374, School of Law
- $67,364, School of Medicine (MD)
- $37,472, School of Social Work (MSW)
- $1,422/credit hour School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
- $1,700/credit hour A. B. Freeman School of Business MBA program
- $524/credit hour (tuition only), School of Professional Advancement undergraduate
Class of 2024
Tulane University’s admitted first-year students for fall 2024 represent the most diverse and academically qualified in Tulane’s history. 43,891 students applied to Tulane this year and 11 percent were admitted. The average ACT score for this cohort is 32. The class also represents growth in diversity: One-third is made up of students of color and international students from 20 countries.
- Tulane’s uptown campus includes 110 acres and 89 buildings, housing the majority of its schools and colleges.
- The F. Edward Hebert Research Center, near Belle Chasse, La., provides research facilities in medicine and environmental, behavioral and computer sciences.
- The School of Professional Advancement has a satellite campus in Elmwood Business Park in Jefferson Parish, La.
- The downtown health sciences campus has several divisions: School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Social Work, Tulane Medical Center and Information Technology.
- The North Shore campus is home to the Tulane National Primate Research Center in Covington, La.
- The main Howard-Tilton Memorial Library houses the Latin American Library and Media Services. The Rudolph Matas Library is located in the School of Medicine.
- The Special Collections Division in Jones Hall includes the Hogan Archive of New Orleans Music and New Orleans Jazz, Southeastern Architectural Archive, University Archives, Rare Books and Manuscripts and the Louisiana Collection.
- Other libraries include architecture, botany, business, law, mathematics, natural history, primate research, race relations and ethnic history and women’s studies.
- NCAA Division I-Bowl
- Member of American Athletic Conference
- Nickname: Green Wave
- Mascot: Riptide, the pelican
- Colors: Green and blue
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- Faculty: approximately 1,200
- Staff: approximately 2,900
- Michael A. Fitts, president
- Troy Dannen, director of athletics
- Satyajit Dattagupta, vice president of enrollment management and dean of admission
- Robin Forman, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs
- Lee Hamm, senior vice president and dean, School of Medicine
- Victoria D. Johnson, general counsel
- Patrick Norton, senior vice president and chief operating officer
- J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter, vice president, student affairs
- Ginny Wise, senior vice president for advancement
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Board of Tulane
- Carol L. Bernick, chair
- 35 active members
- 50 emeritus members
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