Tulane University of Louisiana

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,920
3.8% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$33,886
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
3.65%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
21.5%
35,622 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
12,384
84.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
83.4%
1,368 Graduates

About

Tulane University of Louisiana is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Tulane University of Louisiana were General Finance (238 degrees awarded), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (157 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (152 degrees).

In 2017, 4,416 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tulane University of Louisiana. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,805 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (247 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tulane University of Louisiana is $48,920, which is $22,420 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Tulane University of Louisiana is $48,920, which is $22,420 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $33,886.

In 2017, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$48,920
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Tulane University of Louisiana was $48,920. The cost of tuition at Tulane University of Louisiana is $22,420 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$33,886
2017 Value
4.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Tulane University of Louisiana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $33,886. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Tulane University of Louisiana grew by 4.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,844
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tulane University of Louisiana was of $13,844 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.99% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Tulane University of Louisiana received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.45% with respect to 2016, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.65%
2016 Default Rate
79
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Tulane University of Louisiana was 3.65%, which represents 79 out of the 2162 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Tulane University of Louisiana received 35,622 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.3% annual growth. Out of those 35,622 applicants, 7,657 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 21.5% acceptance rate.

There were 12,384 students enrolled at Tulane University of Louisiana in 2017, and 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tulane University of Louisiana has an overall enrollment yield of 24.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

21.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
7,657
Accepted Out of 35,622

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tulane University of Louisiana was 21.5% (7,657 admissions from 35,622 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 25.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 11.3%, while admissions declined by -6.19%.

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SAT Scores

19%
Submission Percentage
361
Scores Submitted

19% of enrolled first-time students at Tulane University of Louisiana in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tulane University of Louisiana has a total enrollment of 12,384 students. The full-time enrollment at Tulane University of Louisiana is 10,486 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,898. This means that 84.7% of students enrolled at Tulane University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tulane University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62% White, 8.22% Black or African American, 6.82% Hispanic or Latino, 5.4% Asian, 3.67% Two or More Races, 0.242% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Tulane University of Louisiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (27%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Black or African American Female (4.64%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tulane University of Louisiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,384 students. The full-time enrollment at Tulane University of Louisiana is 10,486 and the part-time enrollment is 1,898. This means that 84.7% of students enrolled at Tulane University of Louisiana are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

93%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tulane University of Louisiana was 93%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Tulane University of Louisiana had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,684
  2. Black or African American
    1,018
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    845

The enrolled student population at Tulane University of Louisiana is 62% White, 8.22% Black or African American, 6.82% Hispanic or Latino, 5.4% Asian, 3.67% Two or More Races, 0.242% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.137% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 277 students (2.24%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 736 more women than men received degrees from Tulane University of Louisiana. The majority of degree recipients at Tulane University of Louisiana are white (2,805 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (247 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tulane University of Louisiana is General Finance (238 degrees awarded), followed by Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (157 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (152 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Tulane University of Louisiana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (109 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (214 degrees), and Legal (267 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are Physicians (391,842 people), Postsecondary teachers (175,726 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (158,672 people), Other managers (152,331 people), and Architects, except landscape and naval (89,021 people).

The most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are Architecture and Related Services (109 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (214 degrees), Legal (267 degrees), Language & Linguistics (114 degrees), and Biology (464 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are Surgeons, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are Architecture and Related Services (109 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (214 degrees), Legal (267 degrees), Language & Linguistics (114 degrees), and Biology (464 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (464,913 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (355,914 people), Elementary & secondary schools (304,252 people), Offices of physicians (178,479 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (168,615 people).

The most specialized majors at Tulane University of Louisiana are Architecture and Related Services (109 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (214 degrees), Legal (267 degrees), Language & Linguistics (114 degrees), and Biology (464 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tulane University of Louisiana.
Most Common
  1. 238 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 157 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 152 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tulane University of Louisiana was General Finance with 238 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,840
  2. 2,576

In 2017, 1,840 degrees were awarded to men at Tulane University of Louisiana, which is 0.714 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,576).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 208 degrees were awarded to men at Tulane University of Louisiana in General Finance, which is 1.82 times more than the 114 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 151 degrees were awarded to women at Tulane University of Louisiana in Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences, which is 7.95 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

72%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 72% of students graduating from Tulane University of Louisiana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (89.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Tulane University of Louisiana is Female and Asian (89.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.65% of graduates (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,805 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    247 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    238 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tulane University of Louisiana is white (2,805 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (247 degrees).

4.69% of degree recipients (207 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,665 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,140 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    161 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Tulane University of Louisiana is white female (1,665 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,140 degrees).

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Operations

Tulane University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at nearly $1.3B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $177M (13.7%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Tulane University of Louisiana had a total salary expenditure of $914M. Tulane University of Louisiana employs 213 Professors, 208 Assistant professors, and 173 Lecturers. Most academics at Tulane University of Louisiana are Male Professors (160), Male Assistant professors(111), and Female Assistant professors (97).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tulane University of Louisiana are: Management, with 632 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 393 employees, and Service with 197 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.3B
2017 Endowment
11.7%
growth from 2016

Tulane University of Louisiana has an endowment valued at about $1.3B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Tulane University of Louisiana grew 11.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.01B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $109M - Federal
  2. $15.4M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Tulane University of Louisiana received $109M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$408M
2017 Salaries
2.92%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Tulane University of Louisiana paid a median of $408M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($914M) and a 2.92% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.192% decline from 2015 and a 0.186% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$82.9M
Instructional Salaries
769
Number of Employees

In 2017, Tulane University of Louisiana paid a total of $82.9M to 769 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
213 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
632 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tulane University of Louisiana were Professor with 213 employees; Assistant professor with 208 employees; and Assistant professor with 173 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tulane University of Louisiana were Management with 632 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 393 employees; and Service with 197 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tulane University of Louisiana was Male Professor with 160 employees, Male Assistant professor with 111 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 97 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Tulane University of Louisiana.

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