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Hurricane Ida Update: We will be open for visitors starting Sept. 17. While we wait to return to normal operations, we will be offering modified campus tours. Click here for information. For Seniors: Tulane to go test optional another year (2021-2022 academic year): Learn more.

The Metropolitan Universities Tour

The Metropolitan University Tour

What do Dallas, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Boston, and Miami all have in common? All of these cities are synonymous with thriving business communities, hubs of cultural and educationally enriching experiences, dynamic landscapes, and welcoming urban environments. Each city also has an accompanying university that enables students to enjoy a great education at one of the best schools in America and while reaping the benefits of living in a world-renowned city.

The Metropolitan Tour will introduce you to five of the top research institutions in the country located in five of America’s best college cities. And we mean college cities—not just college towns. These locations have far more to offer than collegiate football and the attractions on Main Street. Internships, research opportunities, K-12 education, medical, graduate, and law schools, professional sports, festivals, and world-class cuisine all abound in these locations.

Come learn about SMU, The George Washington University, Tulane University, Northeastern University and University of Miami as we team up to introduce prospective students to the academic, interdisciplinary and social experiences possible at each of our five unique institutions. Join admission representatives from each school while we share the unique aspects of our schools and cities as well as tips for the application process.

Are you a counselor? Register for our panel with the Deans.

Virtual Info Session October 1st

Virtual Info Session
Friday, October 1st 2021
7:00 AM ET 

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Virtual Info Session October 12th

Virtual Info Session
Tuesday, October 12th 2021
8:00 PM ET 

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George Washington University is the only university to hold commencement on the National Mall

Northeastern University has an underground tunnel network that connects ten of our buildings, making walking to class in the winter much easier! 

Southern Methodist University was one of the first five universities to offer a human rights undergraduate major

Tulane was ranked #1 on Princeton Review's 2017 "Most Engaged in Community" list

George Washington University  is ranked #1 for both internship opportunities and politically active student body

Miami is the only US city that was founded by a woman, a local businesswoman named Julia Tuttle.

Southern Methodist University was among the top ten U.S. schools for internship opportunities according to The Princeton Review 2017 

Tulane is located directly across the street from Audubon Park and the world-famous Audubon Zoo

D.C., the capital of the United States, is home to 176 foreign embassies

Boston has the highest concentration of 20-34 year olds in the USA

Dallas is America's most business-friendly city, according to MarketWatch 2015

According to the National Register, New Orleans is home to 20 national historic districts, the highest of any city in the US

University of Miami’s School of Nursing & Health Studies is home to the nation’s first education-based Simulation Hospital — a five-story, 41,000-square-foot facility that replicates the activities in a clinical practice and hospital.

99 colorful Adirondack chairs appear throughout the 73 acre Northeastern University campus during the warmer months for studying or relaxing outside