Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)


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Tulane University is ranked 47 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 144 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 36%
Applicants who took ACT 64%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+31%
600-69956%
600+87%

SAT Math Score

700+34%
600-69955%
600+88%

ACT Score

30-3674%
24-2924%
24+98%

Students applied32,006
Students admitted8,162
Admission rate26%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate72%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,920
Fees$4,040
Room and board$14,536
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$68,696

Cost after need-based aid$35,693
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,917

Average debt at graduation$31,642

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met96%
Average need-based aid$33,003
Average non-need-based aid$25,779

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment6,377

Full-Time

Men2,651
Women3,698

Part-Time

Men13
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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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