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For Seniors: Tulane to go test optional another year (2021-2022 academic year): Learn more.

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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 , your requirements are different. If you are a home-schooled student student, there are additional recommendations.

Students who earned a GED or took the HiSET exam in lieu of a high school diploma are eligible to apply for transfer admission from another college or university or for admission to the School of Professional Advancement at Tulane, but are ineligible to apply for admission as a first-time, full-time freshman at Tulane.