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Tulane University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$60,142 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,150 tuition
$12,012 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$3,780 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$60,142 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,150 tuition
$12,012 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$3,780 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$26,006 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
10% get federal aid ($4,835 avg)
11% get state aid ($4,150 avg)
75% get institn'l aid ($26,006 avg)
36% get loans ($8,556 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.86% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.86% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $27,002 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,835 10%
Pell Grants $3,963 10%
Other Federal Grants $1,005 9%
Institution Grant Aid $26,006 75%
State Grant Aid $4,150 11%
Student Loans $8,556 36%
Federal Loans $7,318 35%
Other Loans $18,655 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Tulane University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,798
Out of State $1,798


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • laura from fl
  • May-18-2016 I am a current student here

    great if you have a scholarship, but i would never come here paying full price.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Tulane, although expensive, gives out a lot of financial aid. New Orleans is also such an amazing city with a lot of culture and energy and is a place that can really change your perspective. All in all, it's worth every penny, though maybe no the meal plan.

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  • Jennifer from Lakewood, NY
  • Jan-23-2014 I am a current student here

    A major issue--it's very expensive. However, 85% of students are on some form of aid, and Tulane is very generous.

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