Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)


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Tulane University is ranked 43 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 138 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 39%
Applicants who took ACT 61%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+30%
600-69956%
600+86%

SAT Math Score

700+29%
600-69958%
600+87%

ACT Score

30-3666%
24-2931%
24+97%

Students applied26,257
Students admitted8,008
Admission rate30%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate72%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,130
Fees$3,880
Room and board$13,844
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$66,054

Cost after need-based aid$34,657
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,207

Average debt at graduation$32,040

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met95%
Average need-based aid$31,397
Average non-need-based aid$23,847

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,662

Full-Time

Men2,723
Women3,901

Part-Time

Men23
Women15

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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