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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.

Jarrell Hamilton, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts, performs her own choreography during the Southern Regional Research Center’s Caribbean Cultural Heritage Month celebration
Performances showcase link between Caribbean and New Orleans

The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South helped highlight the links between the Caribbean and New Orleans during the Southern Regional Research Center’s Caribbean Cultural Heritage Month celebration.

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Gregory Smith, a student in last year's course, molds "skin" onto a skull.
‘CSI’ skills are focus of summer course

Techniques of Facial Reconstruction — a course offered by the Tulane School of Professional Advancement in partnership with the Southern Institute of Forensic Science — is scheduled for July 24–29.

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Pictured here are five of the 13 Fulbright Award recipients. Top row from left: Vanessa Castaneda and Sarah Haensly. Seated, from left: Gabriel Rodriguez, Hannah Kaufman and David Chatelain.
Fulbright Awards fund research and teaching for 13

Fulbright winners to conduct independent research or work as English teaching assistants abroad during the upcoming academic year.

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Tulane students present their research findings from the Innovation in Urban Policy course to New Orleans city officials at City Hall
Classroom to City Hall: Addressing municipal issues

Students enrolled in the Innovation in Urban Policy course in the Tulane School of Liberal Arts go beyond the classroom study of urban policy and work directly with city officials to present possible solutions.

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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.