Tulane University: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from Tulane University’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

Tulane Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location: 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans
  • State: Louisiana
  • Institution: Private
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Semester
  • Retention Rate: 94%
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 7,295
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Optional 
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1

Factors in Admission Decisions


Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores
Application Essay


Extracurricular Activities
Character/personal qualities
First Generation
Volunteer work
Level of applicant’s interest
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical Residence
State Residency
Work experience

GPA Breakdown

12.9% of enrolled students have a GPA of 4.0 

37.4% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99

30.4% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

12.9% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

4.6% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 ‎‏

1.3% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99

0.5% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: January 5
  • Deferred Admission: Yes (1 year maximum)
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Decision and Early Action)
  • ED Deadline: November 1
  • EA Deadline: November 15
  • EA Plan: Not restrictive

Student Life Information

Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 409 International (nonresidents) students
  • 771 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 409 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 4,809 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 8 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 434 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 6 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 366 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 83 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown


No Application Fee 

$61,306 Tuition Fee

$4,232 Required Fees

$18,094 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $98,726,077.78

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $56,763,488.32

The data presented here was collected from the Tulane University Common Data Set 2023-2024.

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