Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1309
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $43,150
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,718
  • University Selectivity
    26%
  • University Yield
    20%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $51,176
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1914
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
7 McAlister Place
Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, United States
Website
405x225

Freeman School of Business

The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University was established in 1914 and is a founding member of AACSB, the premier accrediting body for collegiate schools of business. Today, the Freeman School is a leading internationally recognized business school with more than 2,500 students in programs spanning the globe. With innovative curricula that combine outstanding classroom instruction with distinctive experiential learning opportunities, the Freeman School is dedicated to preparing current and future business leaders to contribute positively to their organizations and their communities.

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The business program at Tulane has done an incredible job of offering classroom resources and personal resources. The four years in this program have been well balanced and challenging enough that I feel competent enough to succeed in whatever industry I decide to enter next.

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About Tulane University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
26% Tulane University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Secondary school record
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
30122% 30,122
26% 26
20% 20
26% School Selectivity
20% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

All international applicants: certification of Finances; All International non-English Speaking applicants: TOEFL or IELTS test results; Transfer Applicants - College transcripts & college course descriptions; Home Schooled - 2 SAT Subject Test results and curriculum explanation

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3942% 3,942
29% 29
31% 31
29% Program Selectivity
31% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 96
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 23%
Top Industry
  • Media/Entertainment 13%
  • Consulting 6%
  • Non-profit 5%
PWC 15
Top Employer
  • GRANT THORTON 10
  • ERNST AND YOUNG 9
  • POSTLEWAITE&NETTERVILLE 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
100% Freeman School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
67% 67
62% 61.74527272727272
67% Receive Offers
67% 67
59% 59.252482758620694
67% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
33% 33
16% 15.83261363636364
33% Receive Offers
33% 33
17% 16.796475409836066
33% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
74% Graduates seeking full-time employment
26% Graduates not seeking employment
80% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
54% 54
$54,629.00
27K 73K
General Management
4% 4
Data not provided
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
$43,127.00
33K 90K
Operations/Production
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
9% 9
$40,333.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
26% 26
$54,932.00
48K 63K
Consumer Products/Retail
6% 6
$43,583.00
35K 60K
Consulting
6% 6
$60,500.00
49K 73K
Financial Services
23% 23
$59,944.00
50K 90K
Government/Education
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
$39,667.00
36K 43K
Media/Entertainment
13% 13
$38,718.00
33K 50K
Non-Profit
5% 5
$34,750.00
30K 38K
Petroleum/Energy
2% 2
Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
$42,333.00
30K 50K
Sports/Leisure
3% 3
Data not provided
Technology/Science
4% 4
Data not provided
Other
5% 5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
32% 32
$55,329.00
35K 90K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
8% 8
$53,545.00
37K 60K
U.S. South
33% 33
$49,593.00
30K 63K
U.S. Southwest
12% 12
$48,917.00
33K 60K
U.S. Midwest
6% 6
$50,500.00
35K 57K
U.S. West
9% 9
$47,190.00
38K 70K
Canada
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 9
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 47
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 639
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Conducts one-on-one career coaching with students; Assists in developing effective resume and cover letters; Conducts mock interviews and provides feedback to assist in sharpening interviewing skills; Organizes outward networking events in New York, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$60,130
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $43,150
  • Fees $3,780
  • Expenses $13,200
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$60,130
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $43,150
  • Fees $3,780
  • Expenses $13,200
60% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 4% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 19%
  • Merit 60%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://tulane.edu/financialaid/
Scholarships
$29,417,592
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$28,651,227
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Freeman School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
48% 44
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
62% 36
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
42 Freeman School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Legal Studies in Business
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Business Program Classes
12% Less than 20 Students 13% More than 50 Students
75% 21 to 50 students
36 Average number of students in non-business required electives
50 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Energy Investment Banking
  • Energy Trading: Wholesale Electric Makets
  • Valuation of Financial Firms
  • Database Management
  • Social and Online Marketing Research Lab
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2005
Degrees Offered
  • BS-Management
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
103% 103
27% 27
Prominent Faculty
  • Ira Solomon

    Accounting

  • Paul Spindt

    Finance

  • Michael Burke

    Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    http://www.goldringinstitute.com/programs_exchange.html Students can study abroad by attending any of over 25 partner school, including Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National Chingchi University, University of Queensland, and University of Vienna

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Tulane University requires all business students to take classes with a public service component.

Students

51% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 17% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1390 75th Percentile Score on SAT 31 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
Not Reported
5% 5
Asian American
3% 3
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
14%
10%
39%
10%
16%
11%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
90% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
0%
76% 76

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 8,655
Alumni Donations
$853 Average Gift $183,147 Largest Gift

Frank Stewart, Chairman of the Board, Stewart Enterprises

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Stanley Motta

    President/Motta Internacional; Chairman/Cope Holdings SA

  • Frank B. Stewart Jr.

    Chairman/Stewart Capital L.L.C.

  • Lawrence A. Gordon

    Principal/Lawrence Gordon Productions