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:
4 years, with extensive work in reading and writing
At least 2 years—preferably 3—of a classical or modern language
3 years of a laboratory science
3 years, with an emphasis on history
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.