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.

Jump to instructions for
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
by December 20 Early Action decisions released
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
May 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline
(non-refundable after this date)
Online Payment
Early Decision Applicants
November 1 Freshman Early Decision Application Common App or
Tulane Application
Early Decision Agreement Form Agreement Form*
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
by December 15 Early Decision decisions released
January 15 Enrollment Deposit Deadline 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
by April 1 Regular Decision and deferred early applicant decisions released
April 1 Legislative Scholarship Disclosure Form
(Louisiana applicants)
Instructions will be emailed
May 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline
(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 Deadline Online Payment
Fall Semester Early Transfers
February 1 Fall Transfer Early 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*
June 1 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
August 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline Online Payment
Fall Semester Transfers
June 1 Fall 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*
June 1 Need-based financial aid applications
International applicants only submit CSS Profile
FAFSA and
CSS Profile
August 1 Enrollment Deposit Deadline Online Payment
Admitted Students
After Deposit Request to Defer Enrollment (Gap Year) Online 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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Bryan Batt of Mad Men, and star of 9 Broadway shows, is a New Orleans native and 1985 Tulane Grad.