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Tulane University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The forerunner to Tulane University - the Medical College of Louisiana - was founded in 1834 as the Deep South's second medical school. By 1847, the public University of Louisiana was established, and the Medical College was joined by a law department (now School of Law) and a collegiate department (now Tulane College). Tulane was established as a private university in 1884 when the public University of Louisiana was reorganized and named in honor of benefactor Paul Tulane, a wealthy merchant who bequeathed more than $1 million to endow a university for the city where he had earned his fortune. This newly-formed institution included schools of liberal arts and sciences, law, medicine and graduate studies. In 1886, Josephine Louise Newcomb founded Newcomb College at Tulane as a memorial to her daughter, Harriott Sophie. Newcomb College was the first degree-granting women's coordinate college in the nation, and the Newcomb/Tulane model was later emulated by institutions such as Pembroke/Brown and Barnard/Columbia. In 1894, Tulane University, then located in downtown New Orleans, moved to uptown New Orleans. That same year the School of Engineering was established with its inaugural classes on the campus, including Tulane's first architecture classes. The independent architecture department opened...
421-430
2014
491-500
2015
501-550
2016
  • 63.2
    Faculty Student
  • 23
    Citations per Faculty
  • 25.2
    International Students
151-200
2017
  • 54.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 31.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.4
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,354
International
84

Number of students

11,377
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%

Number of international students

1,185
Postgraduate 85%
Undergraduate 15%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.