The Tulane University of Louisiana, TU, is a nonsectarian, private research university in New Orleans, Louisiana. Its origins can be traced back to the Medical College of Louisiana that was founded in 1834. The university derived its name from Paul Tulane who bequeathed more than $ 1 million to the University of Louisiana in 1884. Tulane's uptown campus occupies 110 acres. The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The college and schools of the university are as follows:
Tulane, which is a member of NCAA Division I and Conference USA, has a twelve-sport program. Tulane's university teams are nicknamed Green Wave, and Riptide the Pelican is the mascot. Students participate in sports such as basketball, tennis, volleyball, golf, and football.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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