Tulane University

Undergraduate Admission

important dates, Deadlines, & Forms

This page provides a quick overview of the forms and deadlines you may need as an applicant or admitted student. We encourage you to visit the Application Instructions page of our website for more detailed information.

We recommend you save any fillable PDF forms to your computer before filling in your information. All deadlines refer to postmark dates.

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Early ActionEarly DecisionRegular DecisionTransfer
Admitted StudentsCurrent Tulane Students

Early Action Applicants
November 15 Freshman Early Action Application Common App or
Tulane Application
Secondary School Report SSR*
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
Optional portfolio/audition Online Submission
December 15 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
December 5 Deans' Honor Scholarship Application Online Application
December 5 Paul Tulane Award Application Online Application
January 15 Community Service Fellowship Application
Online Application
January 15 Mayoral Scholarship application deadline (Louisiana applicants) Application*
February 15 Musicianship Scholarship Application Online Application
March 15 Altman International Business Application Altman Application
April 1 Freshman decisions released (latest date)
April 1 Legislative Scholarship Disclosure Form
(Louisiana applicants)
Instructions will be emailed
May 1 Enrollment Deposit
(non-refundable after this date)
Online Payment
Early Decision Applicants
November 1 Freshman Early Decision Application Common App or
Tulane Application
Secondary School Report SSR*
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
Optional portfolio/audition Online Submission
November 15 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
December 5 Deans' Honor Scholarship Application Online Application
December 5 Paul Tulane Award Application Online Application
January 15 Enrollment Deposit Online Payment
January 15 Community Service Fellowship Application
Online Application
January 15 Mayoral Scholarship application deadline (Louisiana applicants) Application*
February 15 Musicianship Scholarship Application Online Application
March 15 Altman International Business Application Altman Application
April 1 Legislative Scholarship Disclosure Form
(Louisiana applicants)
Instructions will be emailed
Regular Decision Applicants
January 15 Freshman Regular Decision Application Common App or
Tulane Application
Secondary School Report SSR*
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
Optional portfolio/audition Online Submission
January 15 Community Service Fellowship Application
Online Application
January 15 Mayoral Scholarship application deadline (Louisiana applicants) Application*
February 15 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
February 15 Musicianship Scholarship Application Online Application
March 15 Altman International Business Application Altman Application
April 1 Freshman decisions released (latest date)
April 1 Legislative Scholarship Disclosure Form
(Louisiana applicants)
Instructions will be emailed
May 1 Enrollment Deposit
(non-refundable after this date)
Online Payment
Transfer Applicants
Spring Semester Transfers
November 1 Spring Transfer Application
(with all supporting materials)
Common App or
Tulane Application
College Transcript(s) Request Form
College Course Descriptions More Information
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
December 1 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
January 4 Enrollment Deposit Online Payment
Fall Semester Early Transfers
February 1 Fall Transfer Early Application
(with all supporting materials)
Tulane Application or Common App
College Transcript(s) Request Form
College Course Descriptions More Information
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
June 1 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
August 1 Enrollment Deposit Online Payment
Fall Semester Transfers
June 1 Fall Transfer Application
(with all supporting materials)
Tulane Application or Common App
College Transcript(s) Request Form
College Course Descriptions More Information
Certification of Finances
(international applicants)
Certification of Finances Form*
June 1 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
August 1 Enrollment Deposit Online Payment
Admitted Students
After Deposit Request to Defer Enrollment Request Form*
After Deposit Incoming Freshmen Immunizations Online Submission
Current Tulane Students
Varies Green Wave Ambassadors Application Application*
Varies Admission Intern Application Application*

*We recommend you download fillable PDF documents to your computer and fill them out in Adobe Acrobat or free Adobe Reader. Completing PDF forms directly in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox frequently results in the loss of your input information.

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Dr. Rudolph Matas invented more than 20 surgical procedures, including the Matas Operation for aneurysms, during his 42 years teaching at Tulane School of Medicine.