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We are going to jam-pack this 3 day New Orleans trip with all the best local universities, with ample opportunity for your students to feel the city's college options out. Of course, you can't visit New Orleans without visiting the French Quarter and the Audubon Institute as well!
TU supports around 8,500 undergrads, with a class size average of 21 students. There are over 1700 classes to choose from, with over 70 majors in 5 different schools including Science and Engineering, Architecture, Business, Liberal Arts, and Public Health. There are also over 200 student-run clubs and organizations offered at Tulane. During your class or group visit, you will be able to tour the campus, visit classes, and have opportunities to speak with current students and/or staff. Group tours include a 30-minute information session followed by a 60-minute walking tour. Groups will have the option to dine at the LBC Food Court or The Commons during their visit, another way to immerse yourself into campus life!
During your visit, you will have the opportunity to take a guided group tour and explore what it would mean to become a part of the Wolf Pack. You will tour the campus, meet students and staff, sit in on a class, and/or talk with admissions and financial aid counselors. Learn all about the 130 campus student organizations, clubs, and sports teams, this school a part of Division I Athletics (18 varsity sports). You will learn about the student/faculty ratio of 12:1, the 50+ study abroad country outreaches, and, most importantly, the 110 undergrad and 36 grad programs available to prospective students. The programs include a wide range of studies, from Accountancy to Vocal Performance.
What would a trip to the Big Easy be without a rather long stop at Vieux Carre, aka French Quarter? This essential New Orleans landmark exudes vibrant culture and history, being the oldest neighborhood in all of New Orleans. Noted by locals and all who have visited the Big Easy must-see, this is a place where your group can see a tapestry painted vividly with a rich history, diverse architecture, renowned culture-filled jazz clubs, fine art galleries, a lively nightlife, entertaining street performers, and some of the absolute best Cajun and Creole southern foods! While here be sure to save plenty of time to take it all in, eat all the yummy creations you can, take a historic southern tour, and see all the lively Bourbon Street entertainment available to you.
Xavier University of Louisiana - New Orleans
Located in the Gert Town neighborhood of New Orleans you will find the Xavier University of Lousiana, a private, co-ed liberal arts college holding the distinction of being the only historically black Roman Catholic Institution of higher learning in the United States. Xavier University was founded by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament with the purpose of 'contributing to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing students to assume rules of leadership and service in a global society'.
Audubon Nature Institute
The Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans encompasses every facet of wildlife conservation and education for your students, the various attractions within including the largest Insectarium in North America, an impressively stocked aquarium, and one of the countries leading zoos for variety and entertainment. Each of the Audubon establishments offers daily events, tours, and programs for educational and interactive experiences for the public. Take part in the Safari After Dark tour, Zoo Wild Walks, and more. The institutions are also available to rent for private events.
Welcome to Dillard University, the private, historically black liberal arts university in New Orleans, Louisiana. This university was first established in 1869, serving as the cornerstone of the Gentilly Community for over 100 years now. Today this campus is among the nation's Top 10 HBCUs, renowned for both its history and academic record. During your visit, your group will stroll the campus filled with live oak trees, historic buildings, and modern facilities. Learn all about Dillard's achievements in their Physics and Nursing programs, as well as all 22 majors offered across their 7 different departments/schools.
University of New Orleans
More often called UNO, the university's campus sits nestled on the southern shore of the popular local lake, Lake Pontchartrain. The campus is mere minutes away from the French Quarter, giving it an ideal location for students. During a campus visit, you will be able to explore the shores of Lake Pontchartrain, the campus reflective pool, the recreation and fitness center, the fine arts gallery, The Cove, student housing, teaching facilities, and much more. Cheer on the New Orleans Privateers at any happening athletic events, then head over to the French Quarter for lunch or dinner to get the full student experience.
Southern University at New Orleans
This gorgeous campus sits on 17 acres of what was historic Pontchartrain Park. During your group's college visit, you will be able to explore the campus, get an inside look on-campus housing, and attend a question and answer session with an admissions counselor. The public tours typically take anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour. For a more in-depth visit option consider taking a tour of your particular prospective college, the main colleges/schools including the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Public Administration, College of Education and Human Development, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Social Work.