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Louisiana Applicants

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

Guaranteed Admission Criteria

In order to qualify for guaranteed admission, applicants must apply Early Decision by November 1st and:

  • Reside in Louisiana
  • Attend or have graduated from a Louisiana high school at the time of application
  • Achieve a 31+ score on the ACT (or a 1450 on the redesigned SAT)
  • Have a 3.6+ core GPA (unweighted, 4.00 scale with 4 points for every A, 3.667 for every A-, 3.333 for every B+, 3 for every B, etc) 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 Decision only. No students will be eligible for guaranteed admission when reviewed in the Early Action or 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 Professional Advancement offers talented Louisiana students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.

Louisiana Promise

Read to learn more about initiatives Tulane is taking to support Louisiana students.