Newcomb-Tulane College

Newcomb-Tulane College is the academic home for all of Tulane's full-time undergraduate students. Created after the 2005 post-Katrina academic reorganization of Tulane University, the college provides academic services for students, including advising, honors, study abroad, and a range of academic student programs. The college also offers funding opportunities for student research, travel, internships, and other academic cocurricular activities. Students enrolled in the college pursue programs and degrees offered by the five undergraduate schools. Newcomb-Tulane College offices include Advising, Career Success, and Athletics Advising; the Center for Global Education (Study Abroad, OISS, ESL); Cocurricular Programs; the Dean's Office; First Year & Cohort Programs; the Honors Program; ROTC (Navy, Air Force, Army); Summer School; and the Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPCP).

School of Architecture
A. B. Freeman School of Business
School of Liberal Arts
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
School of Science and Engineering


Mission Statement

As the academic home for all full-time undergraduates at Tulane, Newcomb-Tulane College educates its multifaceted student body through its commitment to academic breadth and depth, interdisciplinary exploration, engaged scholarship and research, and opportunities for service. By supporting the development of each student's intellect and creativity both within and beyond the classroom, the College prepares its students to be leaders and citizens who think and engage critically, imaginatively, and ethically with local, national, and global communities.


  • Newcomb-Tulane College expects undergraduates to demonstrate academic excellence within a culture of interdisciplinary exploration, creativity, and innovation.
  • Newcomb-Tulane College embraces diversity and requires inclusivity, knowing that both are key components of fostering the highest level of learning.
  • Newcomb-Tulane College supports active engagement with the communities both on and off Tulane’s campuses, and in doing so fosters the values of empathy, integrity, and a life-long commitment to service.
  • Newcomb-Tulane College faculty and staff are dedicated to an undergraduate education that empowers students to explore their passions through scholarship, research, and artistic pursuits and supports students as they reach each academic milestone.
  • Newcomb-Tulane College encourages students in their pursuit of lives of meaning and purpose as members of the Tulane alumni community.


Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 504-865-5720