Tulane University in New Orleans, LA Video Review

Tulane University in New Orleans, LA Video Review Transcript

Tulane University is located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The most popular undergraduate majors are social sciences, business, engineering, psychology and foreign languages. Tulane University offers certificates in addition to associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs.

Tulane University is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States. Located in uptown New Orleans, one of the most extraordinary cities in the world, Tulane is the only American university ever to be converted from a public institution to a private institution. The university currently ranks at #50 on U.S. News & World Report's list of America's Best Colleges.

In addition to its overall high ranking, Tulane was awarded top 50 national honors for its programs in business and biomedical engineering. This 'Southern Ivy' institution is also one of only 62 universities in nation awarded membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. A renowned research university, Tulane started the first center in the nation focusing on adult stem cells.

Tulane University awards certificates, as well as associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees through its ten schools and colleges. In addition to offering pre-professional programs in law and medicine, the most popular majors at Tulane are social sciences, business, engineering, psychology, and foreign languages. Class sizes are generally small, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 9:1.

Student activities are abundant with over 300 registered organizations available for student participation. Tulane student athletes compete in the N.C.A.A. Division I in the Conference USA in eight men's and women's sports.

Considered a 'more selective' institution, Tulane has a freshman acceptance rate of just 38 percent. Typical incoming freshmen carry a grade point average of 3.5, and SAT test scores between 1,220 and 1,425 or ACT test scores between 27 and 31.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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