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Tulane University

Tulane University is a private university headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1834 as the Medical College of Louisiana. With the addition of law and general colleges, it was renamed The University of Louisiana in 1847. After the American Civil War philanthopist Paul Tulane[?] made major donations to the University, which was renamed in his honor.

The main campus is on 110 acres of land in Uptown New Orleans, with a medical school and teaching hospital in the New Orleans central business district, and various subsidiary research centers and other facilities in other parts of Louisiana.

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