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Tulane University is one of the top 50 ranked universities in America and the only ranked university in the region. As with all degrees from Tulane, a degree from SCS enjoys a national and international reputation that will continue to grow in value and prestige.

  • 1,523 undergraduate students
  • 144 graduate students
  • 58% female
  • 73% over 25 years old
  • 70% from Greater New Orleans
  • 16–70 student age range


Tulane University School of Continuing Studies is the primary outreach division of Tulane University, providing opportunities for lifelong learning needs of the community by developing and delivering distinctive undergraduate and graduate professional programs of the highest quality for a diverse student population.


The School of Continuing Studies dates to 1886, when it was founded as the outreach division of Tulane with a mission to offer courses to teachers. The school’s offerings have greatly expanded, but its focus on meeting the educational needs of working adults in the region has not wavered.

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Tulane University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tulane University.


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Tulane University School of Continuing Studies 6823 St. Charles Ave.New Orleans, LA 70118504-865-5555