- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 251-300
- Tulane University was established as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834, partly in response to the fears of smallpox, yellow fever and cholera in America.
- The college became a private university and was re-named Tulane in 1884 in honour of benefactor Paul Tulane, a wealthy merchant.
- In 1886, the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College was founded for women as part of the university.
Tulane University, 6823 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, United States