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Tulane Athletics

Tulane boasts one of the oldest and most storied athletic programs in the South and one of the most comprehensive collegiate club sports programs in the country. Whether you're competing for or cheering on the Green Wave, athletics can be an integral part of life at Tulane.

Varsity Athletics
Tulane's varsity teams are know as the Green Wave, and student-athletes compete at the highest level - Division I FBS - of the NCAA in the American Athletic Conference. Green Wave athletics include the following Division I sports:

Men's teams Women's teams Roll Wave!
Cross Country
Track & Field
Beach Volleyball
Cross Country
Swimming & Diving
Track & Field

Club Sports
Students looking to compete intercollegiately - but not at the Division I level - can join one of over 30 different club sports teams at Tulane. From lacrosse and cricket to quidditch and rock climbing, there's a club sport for everyone. Click here to view a complete list of Tulane's club sports teams.

Intramural Sports
Tulane has a very active intramural sports scene. Over 60% of students participate in intramural sports every year, forming teams through clubs, classes, Greek organizations, and residence halls. Sports include basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, flag football, sand and indoor volleyball, tennis, and others.

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Campus Photo
The Tulane Green Wave football team plays on campus in Yulman Stadium.


Saturday was epic - there is no other way to describe it. If you haven't heard by now, Tulane played our first home football game on campus in nearly 40 years. For the first time in recent memory, we had 40,000 tailgaters on campus.

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Did You Know?

The Newcomb College Institute is an academic center offering educational and co-curricular programs designed to enhance women's education at Tulane University. The institute's mission furthers a 120-year old Newcomb College legacy of providing all undergraduate women students with programs, tools, and experiences to enhance their leadership and scholarship.