Tulane University Ranking Profile

Founded in 1834, Tulane University is a top private research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. It was founded in 1834 as Medical College of Louisiana.

The University has the following Schools and Colleges: School of Architecture; A. B. Freeman School of Business; School of Continuing Studies; School of Law; School of Liberal Arts; School of Medicine; Newcomb-Tulane College; School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; School of Science and Engineering. Tulane University Law School is the 12th-oldest law school in the United States.

Tulane University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME). The Department of Biomedical Engineering has been continuously accredited by ABET since 1981 by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Ranking Profile:

- Tulane University is rated 50th among Tier 1 National Universities by US News (2012).

- Ranked 19th in the Princeton Reviews Top Party Schools list in 2010.

- Placed 135-162nd among top institutions in North & Latin America (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- 13th in the US News Ranking of Top Schools for Public Health (2008).

- In Kaplan/Newsweek's 2008 edition, Tulane was again rated among the "hottest universities" in the nation.

- London's Financial Times ranks the finance department of the A.B. Freeman School of Business 10th in the world (2008).

- Ranked 278th globally for Life Sciences & Biomedicine (Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2008).

- It was ranked 1st in 2007–08 among U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities in its percentage of bachelor's degrees in engineering awarded to women.

- The Gourman Report of Undergraduate and Professional Programs in American and International Universities ranked Tulane's Latin American studies program 2nd in the United States.

- Tulane's libraries are ranked among the top 120 research libraries in North America.

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