Tulane University

Undergraduate Admission

Louisiana Applicants

Through Focus Louisiana, Tulane offers several programs to encourage prospective students from Louisiana to explore the opportunities available at Tulane.

Louisiana Campus Preview Days
Each semester, Tulane hosts on-campus programs specifically for Louisiana students. Click the above link for dates and registration.

Guaranteed Admission Criteria
In order to qualify for guaranteed admission, applicants must apply Early Action or Early Decision by November 15th (November 1st for Early Decision) and:
  • Reside in Louisiana
  • Attend or have graduated from a Louisiana high school at the time of application
  • Achieve 28+ on the ACT Composite or 1870+ on the old SAT or 1300+ on the redesigned SAT
  • Have a 3.5+ cumulative GPA (unweighted, 4.00 scale) at the time of application in English, foreign language, science, social science, and college preparatory mathematics courses taken while in high school
  • Complete 4 years of English, 3 years of social sciences, 3 years of lab science, 3 years of mathematics, and 2 years of foreign language
  • Have no prior college attendance after high school graduation
  • Have no suspensions, expulsions, or disciplinary violations

Louisiana Guaranteed Admission applies to Early Action and Early Decision only. No students will be eligible for guaranteed admission when reviewed in the Regular Decision round.

International students graduating from Louisiana high schools and applying for F1 student visas require additional documents for admission. Contact an international Admission Counselor for more information.


Financial Aid & Scholarships
Tulane offers various scholarships to students graduating from Louisiana high schools and accepts TOPS scholarships and stipends.

Concurrent Enrollment
Tulane's School of Continuing Studies offers talented Louisiana students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.

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Campus Photo

Tilton Memorial Hall originally housed Tulane's library on the Uptown campus.

Did You Know?

Bruff Commons, Tulane’s main cafeteria, serves red beans and rice every Monday (a New Orleans tradition), and seafood gumbo and fried catfish every Friday.