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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.

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Tulane School of Architecture’s community design center nationally recognized for collaborative approach

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture named Tulane University School of Architecture’s Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design one of only four recipients of its Collaborative Practice Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Mostofa Sarwar, interim provost, William Wainwright, interim chancellor, Delgado, Suri Duitch, dean of Tulane’s SoPA; Harold Gaspard, Delgado’s Allied Health dean; Eric Lane, Delgado alum & SoPA student, Robin Forman, Tulane provost
Tulane, Delgado sign transfer student agreement

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) and Delgado Community College recently signed a transfer student agreement that creates a pathway for Delgado graduates to complete bachelor’s degrees at Tulane.

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Graduates Lieutenant Mark Mulla (left) of the New Orleans Police Department and Lieutenant Marina Turner (right) from the United States Coast Guard stand with Michael Wallace (center), director of Tulane’s Emergency and Security Studies
Tulane’s Homeland Security online master’s program receives high marks

Tulane University’s Homeland Security online master’s program recently received high marks from, including the third-best online master’s program and the top program for intelligence officers for 2019.

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Michael Cunningham
Divided we learn

Tulane professor Michael Cunningham shares his thoughts on what he believes is an effective plan of action for addressing an important issue in U.S. higher education — the lack of diversity in student and faculty populations.

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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 44th among the best national universities and the 19th best for veterans. Tulane is also ranked the 40th best university by high school counselors.

Tulane is rated in the top 10 by The Princeton Review in eight categories: College City Gets High Marks (#1), Most Engaged in Community Service (#2), Happiest Students (#4), Their Students Love These Colleges (#4), Best Quality of Life (#5), Best-Run Colleges (#8), Most Active Student Government (#10) and Most Popular Study Abroad (#10).

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.


Amy Gajda
Faculty Spotlight
Professor of Law
Amy Gajda is recognized internationally for her expertise in media law, privacy law and higher education law. She brings her background as an award-winning television, radio and print journalist to her scholarly work navigating the tensions between...