Tulane University is a private research institution of higher learning located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana, it became the 15th medical school in the U.S. In 1847, thirteen years later, the state of Louisiana officially established the medical school as the University of Louisiana. The school began as a public institution, but due to hard times following the Civil War, the university received a large donation of real estate from Paul Tulane and subsequently became a private university. Tulane University is the only university in the United States to have gone from a state public university to a private institution.
Tulane University offers a variety of degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level in addition to certificate programs from the following schools:
- Newcomb-Tulane College
- School of Architecture
- A.B. Freeman School of Business
- School of Continuing Studies
- School of Liberal Arts
- School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
- School of Science & Engineering
- School of Law
- School of Medicine
- School of Social Work
Online programs awarding degrees at all levels are offered through the School of Continuing Studies, which focuses its programs on courses and degrees that are directly relevant to students' career aspirations.http://tulane.edu/
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Sector Of Institution:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation:Not applicable
Highest Level Of Offering:Doctor's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:4,261
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