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Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  3
Science  3
Foreign Language  3
Social Studies  3
History  
Academic Electives  3
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredJanuary 15
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACTRequired for someJanuary 15
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address6823 St Charles Avenue
City, State, ZipNew Orleans, LA  70118-5669
Phone(504) 865-5731
Fax(504) 862-8715
E-mailundergrad.admission@tulane.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Application FeeNo fee required
Application Fee WaiverNot reported
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 15
Early Action NotificationNovember 15
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot Required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate26% of 32,006 applicants were admitted
   Women24% of 19,772 applicants were admitted
   Men28% of 12,234 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled1,960 (24%) of 8,162 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,133 (24%) of 4,775 admitted students enrolled
   Men827 (24%) of 3,387 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate35% of 19672 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List 3,881
Students Accepting Wait List Position 1,168
Students Admitted From Wait List 0
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.52
3.75 and Above32%
3.50 - 3.7423%
3.25 - 3.4923%
3.00 - 3.2415%
2.50 - 2.997%
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math669 average
630-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT Critical Reading661 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
31%
Score of 600 - 700
56%
Score of 500 - 600
11%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing671 average
640-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
36%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
6%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
74%
Score of 24 - 29
24%
Score of 18 - 23
2%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 61%
Top quarter: 87%
Top half: 96%
Bottom half: 4%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.68 4.12 690 691 31
Low 2.10 2.23 500 530 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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