Tulane University

Undergraduate Admission

Getting Into Tulane

Admission to Tulane is extremely competitive, and evaluators look for high levels of academic and extracurricular achievement. Read below for statistics on admission rates and the academic makeup of our most recent freshman class.

Tulane's diverse student body enhances the overall educational experience. 85% of students travel from over 300 miles away to attend Tulane, and the average student travels 923 miles in total, making Tulane one of the most geographically diverse schools in the country.


Incoming Freshmen
Fall 2014
Admitted 27%
Class Size 1647
Middle 50% Scores (Admitted)
SAT Composite 1960-2140
ACT Composite 29-32
Ethnic Distribution
American Indian 0.18%
Asian 4.13%
African American 3.58%
Caucasian 76.68%
Hispanic 6.07%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.12%
Multiracial 3.58%


Fall 2014
Gender (All Schools)
Male 43.6%
Female 56.4%
Ethnic Distribution (All Schools)
American Indian 0.45%
Asian 4.91%
African American 8.93%
Caucasian 72.71%
Hispanic 6.20%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.09%
Multiracial 2.85%
Other 3.87%

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Campus Photo
The first stop on every tour is Gibson Hall. Gibson is home to the Office of Admission, the President's Office, and the Registrar.

Did You Know?

The Tulane motto is "Non sibi, sed suis," translated as, "not for one's self, but for one's own."