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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.

Finance expert Lawrence Schloss giving students in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts Management Minor Financial Literacy class a lesson in how saving early pays big dividends
Saving money as easy as paying the ‘price of a cheeseburger’

Retirement can seem remote to college students, but alumnus and finance expert Lawrence Schloss gave some Tulane students a lesson in how saving early pays big dividends.

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Shawn Rickenbacker, an architect and the Taylor Senior Fellow and Favrot Visiting Chair
Students explore the social impact of artificial intelligence

Taylor Senior Fellow Shawn Rickenbacker, an architect and creative technologist, is helping Tulane University students understand the connection between human interaction and artificial intelligence.

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Bouchaib Gadir, a senior professor of practice at Tulane University
New Orleans as told by an Arab American immigrant

Bouchaib Gadir, a senior professor of practice in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, has published a collection of poetry about the experience of living in New Orleans from the perspective of an Arab American immigrant.

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Tulane professor Thomas Sherry and Laura Murphy, associate director of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking
Students face off on climate change

Tulane professor Thomas Sherry leads an interdisciplinary course that is far from the typical, science-oriented climate change class.

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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.