The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, originally the College of Commerce and Business Administration, was established in 1914 and is a founding member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier accrediting body for collegiate schools of business. Today, the Freeman School is a leading, internationally recognized business school with more than 2,500 students in programs spanning the globe. With innovative curricula that combine outstanding classroom instruction with distinctive experiential learning opportunities, the Freeman School is dedicated to preparing current and future business leaders to contribute positively to their organizations and their communities.


  • Ira Solomon, Debra and Rick Rees Professor of Business

Degree Programs


  • Total Enrollment: 2,541
  • Undergraduate: 1,720
  • Graduate: 821


  • Full-Time Faculty: 76
  • Tenured and Tenure Track: 42
  • Professors of Practice and Other Non-Tenured/Tenure Track: 21
  • Visiting Professors and Lecturers: 13


  • $68.6 million


  • Undergraduate Programs and Administration: Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I (1986) - 75,000 square feet
  • Graduate and Executive Programs: Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II (2003) - 56,000 square feet

Centers and Institutes

Rankings and Recognition
  • Undergraduate program ranked 43rd nationally by U.S. News & World Report (September 2013)
  • Master of Finance program ranked 29th internationally by Financial Times (June 2013)
  • MBA program ranked 27th internationally by AméricaEconomía (May 2013)
  • Undergraduate program ranked 49th nationally by Bloomberg Businessweek (March 2013)
  • MBA program ranked 81st internationally by Financial Times (January 2013)


  • More than 18,000 worldwide
Last Updated 12/3/13
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