Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana


Level 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Student Population 11,464

Classification Category
Undergraduate Instructional Program: A&S+Prof/HGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program: CompDoc/MedVet: Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Enrollment Profile: MU: Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile: MFT4/S/LTI: Medium full-time four-year, selective, lower transfer-in
Size and Setting: M4/R: Medium four-year, primarily residential
Basic RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)
This institution participated in the following elective classification
Community Engagement Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships


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Notes

  • Undergraduate Profile: This institution is in the More Selectivity category. However, the selectivity designation is not reflected in its Undergraduate Profile Classification because for “Medium full-time four-year” categories, we only differentiate between Inclusive and Selective. “More Selective” institutions are grouped under “Selective.”
  • Size and setting classification: the percentage of students in residence is within 5 points of the category above.

note: All-inclusive classifications are time-specific snapshots of institutional attributes and behavior based on data from 2008 to 2010. Institutions might be classified differently using a different timeframe.

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