Tulane University

Undergraduate Admission

CURRICULUM Requirements

Candidates for admission are expected to present strong high school programs of study consisting of 18 or more academic courses taken over the four-year period.

For US Citizens/Residents, we recommend your secondary school program consist of the following minimum preparation for each subject area:

English 4 years, with extensive work in reading and writing
Mathematics 3 years
Foreign Language At least 2 years—preferably 3—of a classical or modern language
Science 3 years of a laboratory science
Social Studies 3 years, with an emphasis on history

If you are looking to transfer, or if you are an international applicant or a home school student, your requirements are different.

Did You Know?

At the 2000 Olympics held in Sydney, Australia, Barry Spanier—director of the Tulane University Marching Band—was the artistic director for the International Olympic Band.