IMPORTANT!
  • Applicants must provide a copy of a government-issued photo identification document as part of this process. A state issued drivers’ license, ID card, or passport is sufficient.
  • Before beginning the application, please take a legible photo or scan of your ID card. You must upload this image during the application process, so the image file must be accessible from the computer or device you use to complete the application.
  • If you are unable to upload the identification credential, you must submit a copy via US Mail or present the credential in person for verification. This option will result in a delay of your application’s processing, so please allow for sufficient time to complete the credential verification.
  • International students with F1 or J1 status cannot attend the School of Professional Advancement due to the part-time nature of SoPA’s course of study.

Undergraduate Application

125 Gibson Hall • Tulane University • New Orleans, LA 70118 • (504) 865-5555

  • School of Professional Advancement students in good standing may enroll in up to 13 credits per semester.
  • All new students as well as students not enrolled during the previous semester must complete this application.
  • Students who attended other Tulane divisions within the last year must file an Interdivisional Transfer through their Dean's office.


Master of Liberal Arts

125 Gibson Hall • Tulane University • New Orleans, LA 70118 • (504) 865-5555

This form and official transcripts of your record at institutions of higher education, sent by the registrar(s), must be received by the School of Professional Advancement, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, before your application can be considered for the Master of Liberal Arts programs. Ordinarily, a succesful applicant has at least a "B" (3.00) average in all coursework taken. Electronic transcripts are preferred. Send e-scripts to soparecords@tulane.edu.



Master of Professional Studies in Computing Technologies

125 Gibson Hall • Tulane University • New Orleans, LA 70118 • (504) 865-5555

This form and official transcripts of your record at institutions of higher education, sent by the registrar(s), must be received by the School of Professional Advancement, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, before your application can be considered for the Master of Professional Studies programs. Ordinarily, a succesful applicant has at least a "B" (3.00) average in all coursework taken.



Master of Professional Studies in Health and Wellness

125 Gibson Hall • Tulane University • New Orleans, LA 70118 • (504) 865-5555

This form and official transcripts of your record at institutions of higher education, sent by the registrar(s), must be received by the School of Professional Advancement, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, before your application can be considered for the Master of Professional Studies programs. Ordinarily, a succesful applicant has at least a "B" (3.00) average in all coursework taken.



Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security

125 Gibson Hall • Tulane University • New Orleans, LA 70118 • (504) 865-5555

This form and official transcripts of your record at institutions of higher education, sent by the registrar(s), must be received by the School of Professional Advancement, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, before your application can be considered for the Master of Professional Studies programs. Ordinarily, a succesful applicant has at least a "B" (3.00) average in all coursework taken.


Identification Information



Residence Type


Local:
You have an address relative to where you wish to attend school and have no other addresses where you claim residency.
Remote:
You wish to attend online courses and have an address in a location remote to any of the Tulane Campuses.
Multiple Residence:
You have a local address relative to where you wish to attend Tulane in addition to a permanent address where you will periodically return.

Local Address



Your ethnicity (optional) -- Please check all that apply:


Education

High School or GED
Location
Graduation Date

If you have never attended a regionally accredited college and graduated from high school within the last two years, you must submit your high school transcript before you may register for classes. If you have never attended a regionally accredited college and you graduated from high school more than two years ago, you must provide a copy of your high school diploma or transcript by the end of your first semester of enrollment.


List all colleges/universities attended, even if you withdrew without receiving credit. Include all divisions of Tulane attended.

Admission to Tulane requires that you provide official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate colleges and universities you have previously attended and those your are currently attending, indicating the most recent school first.

College
Location
Dates Attended
Awarded
TO

Degree and certificate program applicants must submit official transcripts; electronic transcripts (“e-scripts”) are preferred. Direct electronic transcripts to soparecords@tulane.edu. To ensure prompt receipt of paper transcripts, direct mailed transcripts to:

School of Professional Advancement 125 Gibson Hall Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Students who fail to include each college/university attended, even if no credit was earned, and/or students who submit false or incomplete information pertaining to their academic status may be immediately dismissed from the School of Professional Advancement. In the event of dismissal, students will earn no credit for courses in progress, and students may be responsible for all financial obligations incurred.


GPA

Foreign Languages

Educational Plans

Honors and Activities

Educational Objective

Please note: Financial aid is available only for students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. To enroll in a program, see an academic advisor to complete a major declaration form.


Academic Area of Interest

Note: For admission information only; you must see an academic advisor to declare a major.


Prior Admission

Have you ever been accepted for admission to Tulane University?

Have you ever previously submitted an application to Tulane University?

Have you ever been admitted to the School of Professional Advancement?

Have you ever attended a school of Tulane University other than the School of Professional Advancement before?


Academic Standing

Were you ever suspended or dismissed from the last institution you attended?

Were you on academic probation at the time you left the last institution you attended?


Veteran Status

Will you be using Veteran Affairs Benefits to attend the School of Professional Advancement?


Additional Information

In compliance with Louisiana law, Tulane University requires all students to have appropriate immunizations. Immunization records must be submitted electronically. For complete instructions on submitting your immunizations electronically and to acquire the form that must be completed by your health care provider, please click on the following link:

Immunizations For Incoming Tulane Students

State law also allows for a personal exemption from immunization. To complete the immunization waiver form, please click on the following link:

Request For Exemption From Immunizations


How did you find out about the School of Professional Advancement?

If you were referred by a current SoPA student, please include the student's full name here:


At which campus do you prefer to take most of your classes?


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My signature indicates that all information contained in this application is factually correct and honestly presented.

Tulane University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national/ethnic origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, handicap, or veteran status.