From the School

The University of Tulsa (TU) is a private, comprehensive doctoral-degree-granting university that provides education of the highest quality in the arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, business, education, applied health sciences and law. TU features four undergraduate colleges: the Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, the Collins College of Business, the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the Oxley College of Health Sciences, as well as the College of Law and Graduate School.

TU’s 11:1 student/faculty ratio, average class size of 21, and emphasis on individual attention anchor an educational culture where students are rigorously challenged and comprehensively supported.

The university is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities, and is an NCAA Division IA participant in the American Athletic Conference. TU maintains a covenant relationship with the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Extracurricular opportunities include intramural sports, special-interest clubs, pre-professional organizations, national fraternities and sororities, community service organizations, an active student government, departmental honorary organizations and campus ministry groups.

Total fall 2016 enrollment was 4,563, with 3,406 undergraduates and 1,157 graduate and law students. The ratio of men to women is 57:43 and 18% are multicultural students. Over half the students are from out of state and international students make up 23% of the student population, with 72 countries represented. U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Colleges


From The School

The University of Tulsa seeks students whose academic background indicates potential for success in the university's rigorous academic environment. Performance in high school college-preparatory subjects and scores on the SAT or ACT are key factors in the admission evaluation, but each applicant is reviewed holistically. The counselor recommendation, extracurricular activities, and indicators of leadership, creativity, and focus are all taken into consideration. Campus visits and interviews are highly recommended.

TU has a non-binding, Early Action freshman admission plan with an application deadline of November 1. Decisions are mailed within three weeks. Applications received after November 1 are reviewed under a Rolling Admission process with notifications made on an ongoing basis after mid-December.

An application with a $50 application fee, official high school transcript, ACT or SAT score results, and a guidance counselor recommendation are required of freshman applicants. TU accepts the Common Application or TU's application online, or paper application form. TU adheres to the national Candidate’s Reply Date of May 1.

For additional information, students should contact:
The University of Tulsa
Office of Admission
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3189
Telephone: 918-631-2307 (in Tulsa), 800-331-3050 (toll-free)
Fax: 918-631-5008


Acceptance Rate
Average HS GPA

GPA Breakdown

Over 3.75
3.50 - 3.74
3.25 - 3.49
3.00 - 3.24
2.50 - 2.99

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
550 - 690
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
550 - 700
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
520 - 670

Concordant SAT Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
590 - 720
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
570 - 730

ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
26 - 33

Testing Policies

ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted


Early Action — November 1

Other Admission Factors


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Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

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Academic Programs

The Tulsa Curriculum links a broad, humanities-based core and writing for all students across all disciplines. TU students can receive a personalized education that is well-rounded. Candidates for graduation must complete at least 124 semester hours of course work.

The Honors Program engages students in a critical examination of the major epochs and ideas of Western thought and culture through careful study of primary texts. A separate application is required. The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) program combines advanced research, scholarship, and community service.

TU's Global Scholars Program engages students in global issues from the perspective of their particular major. Students take a set of classes that explore the big questions affecting the world today and participate in monthly programming on campus and an international study, research, or intern experience.

The TU Center for Information Security is developing defenses against cyber-terrorist attacks and information warfare. The center supports TU's National Security Agency (NSA)-accredited certificate program in information assurance and a curriculum that integrates information security with computer law and policy issues. TU has been designated a Center of Excellence in Information Assurance by the NSA and is one of six pioneer institutions selected by the National Science Foundation for the Federal Cyber Service Initiative (Cyber Corps).

Air Force ROTC is available through a satellite program.

Students may receive credit through Advanced Placement testing. Depending on their test scores, students who complete the International Baccalaureate diploma can receive up to 30 college credits.

The University of Tulsa operates on a semester calendar. The fall term begins in late August, the spring term in mid-January, and the summer session in late May.

Majors and Degrees Offered

The Kendall College of Arts and Sciences grants the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in anthropology, art, art history, arts management, Chinese studies, classics, communication, creative writing, deaf education, economics, education, English, environmental policy, film studies, French, German, history, music, musical theatre, organizational studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, Russian studies, sociology, Spanish, theatre, women's and gender studies, and a self-designed major. Minors include most disciplines as well as advertising, Chinese, dance, early childhood intervention, film scoring, Greek, Latin and Russian. Secondary teacher certification is available in designated disciplines. Through interdisciplinary certificate programs, students can focus their interests in advertising, African American studies, classics, creative writing, international studies, journalism studies, Judaic studies, museum studies, political philosophy and visual studies.

The Collins College of Business awards the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in accounting, computer information systems (CIS), economics, energy management, finance, management, and marketing and a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Language. Minors are available in most disciplines plus business administration (for non-majors), coaching, healthcare informatics, and international business. Certificate programs are available in accounting, CIS, finance, not-for-profit administration and sport administration. Management majors may choose specializations in business law, entrepreneurship and family business management, or human resource management. The college is home to several specialized centers, including the Energy Management Program, the Family Owned Business Institute, the Genave King Rogers Center for Business Law, the Williams Risk Management Center, and Studio Blue.

The College of Engineering and Natural Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics, biochemistry, biogeosciences, biological science (options in Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, and Pre-Veterinary), chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, computer simulation and gaming, earth and environmental science, electrical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, engineering physics, geology, geophysics, information technology, mathematics, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering and physics. Minors are available in the science and computational science disciplines. The college features state-of-the-art research facilities, including the Center for Information Security and the Williams Communications Fiber Optic Networking Laboratory. Since 1995, more than 50 TU engineering students have received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation's premier award for undergraduate students studying engineering, math, or science.

The Oxley College of Health Sciences, TU's newest college, offers the Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training, exercise and sports science, nursing and speech-language pathology. The college, which includes a physician assistant program and houses TU's faculty of Community Medicine, will advance the university's strong partnership with the Laureate Institute for Brain Research. The Early Careers in Community Medicine Program offers qualified students provisional acceptance into the University of Oklahoma’s School of Medicine after completing an undergraduate degree at TU. A separate application is required.

Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration and Ph.D. degrees are offered in each college through the Graduate School. The College of Law awards the J.D. and L.L.M degrees.

Faculty and Class Information

Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years


  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • Chinese Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Women's Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Molecular Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Finance, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation

  • Education

  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
  • Engineering/Industrial Management

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • Creative Writing
  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Law (LL.B.,J.D.)
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics, General

  • Military Technologies

  • Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection

  • Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Economics, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Piano and Organ
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Voice and Opera

Students Say

For the many satisfied undergrads here, University of Tulsa, a small private research university, is the total package. After all, it combines "the friendly environment of a smaller university and the academic, employment, extracurricular, and service opportunities of a larger university." It also does a tremendous job of fostering an atmosphere that's "conducive to collaboration and growth." In general, students describe the academics as "challenging." And a number of undergrads emphasize TU's "strong engineering school," which thoroughly prepares students for "work[ing] in the industry, especially [within the] energy [sector]." All undergraduates, no matter their major, benefit from "small class sizes." In turn, this affords students the opportunity to build "close relationships...with [the] faculty," full of professors who "are great resources for [both] internships and real-world advice." Aside from being great contacts, Tulsa professors are often "very knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects." They also "make their students a priority" and they're "very accessible outside of class." As one student expounds, "Many of my professors frequently invite students to their office hours and remind us of their availability....[It's clear they] care about my academic experience, career readiness, and about me as a person."


Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School


Notable Faculty

Prominent Alumni

Michael Babcock
President and CEO, The Leslie Fay Companies

Doug McMillon
President and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

P.S. Gordon
Internationally known artist

S.E. Hinton
Author, The Outsiders, Rumble Fish

Steve Largent
Former Congressman, NFL Hall of Fame

Nancy Lopez
Professional golfer

Mary Kay Place
Actress, screenwriter

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School


ROI & Outcomes

Information from PayScale:

Starting Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)

Mid-Career Median Salary (Up to Bachelor's degree completed, only)

Starting Median Salary (At least Bachelor's degree)

Mid-Career Median Salary (At least Bachelor's degree)

Percent High Job Meaning

Percent STEM

Students Say

According to, the average starting salary for a Tulsa graduate is roughly $56,800, and popular careers include petroleum engineer, reservoir engineer, and attorney. While some students note that the school's career services could cater to a wider base than just engineering students, others praise Tulsa's availability of "internship and [post-college] opportunities" along with "chances to meet possible employers." The university's website provides access to a feature called "Golden OpporTUnities," where current and past students can peruse over 500 potential jobs or internships. In addition to hosting four job fairs a year on campus, the Office of Career Services also offers resume assistance and interview preparation for students, as well as facilitates job presentations for interested student-led organizations and clubs on campus. Faculty support student success, as well, through academic mentoring or by incorporating real-world projects into their coursework so that undergrads can hone their teamwork and professional presentation skills before graduation.


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Tuition, Room, Board and Fees

Estimated costs for the 2017-18 academic year are as follows: the typical cost for students living on campus is $51,600 including $40,484 for tuition, $11,116 for room and board, and $1,025 fees. Expenses for books average about $1,200 per year.

TU invested over $20,000,000 via scholarships to the freshman class of 2016. The average combined financial aid and scholarship package offered to Tulsa students is approximately $29,500.

Financial Aid

In 2016, 93 percent of entering students received some form of financial aid (including grants, scholarships, work-study, and loans). TU offers a limited number of highly competitive Presidential Scholarships that cover full tuition, room, and board. All applicants may be considered for a range of university scholarships based on academic merit. Performance scholarships are available in music and theater by audition. The University of Tulsa participates in National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship Corporation's Finalist program, and the National Hispanic Scholar Program. Applicants for aid should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1 for priority consideration.

DATES – Notification Date – February 1

BOTTOM LINE Tuition at Tulsa runs at $40,484 annually, with an additional $11,116 approximately for room and board, books, and fees. Forty-two percent of Tulsa students have borrowed through one of the various loan programs, while the average need-based gift award for freshmen is roughly $8,400 (and $6,900 for other undergraduates). The average financial aid package offered to Tulsa students is approximately $24,900, and on average, Tulsa graduates leave school with around $29,161 of debt.

EXPENSES PER ACADEMIC YEAR – Tuition $40,484; Required Fees $1,025


Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms


Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid

Average Need-Based Loan

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program

Average amount of loan debt per graduate

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package

Financial aid provided to international students

Expenses per Academic Year

Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

On-Campus Room and Board
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology

Scholarships and Grants


Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)

Direct Lender

Financial Aid Rating


From The School

TU hosts more than 200 student organizations and societies that appeal to a wide range of student interests — from professional to recreational. (For the complete listing, see Students can participate in a variety of activities on and off campus including intramural sports, special interest clubs, trips to Tulsa’s museums, parks, shopping malls, cultural events, etc.

Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
Foreign Countries Represented


American Indian or Alaskan Native

43% female
57% male
42% are out of state
96% are full time
4% are part time

Students Say

The student body at University of Tulsa is comprised of "friendly" and "inclusive" individuals. Of course, it probably helps that the school is home to "a diverse group of students from various economic, academic, religious, political, and ethnic backgrounds." Indeed, "Division I athletes, international students, military veterans, sorority sisters, petroleum engineering majors, and piano performance majors represent a few of the many groups woven together on TU's campus." Undergrads are "committed to doing well in school": As one student explains, "We are all here to do well, but we are here to do well together." Undergrads also describe their classmates as "smart," "engaging," and "extremely focused on their studies." And most "are incredibly involved at TU, whether it be in Greek life, athletics, music, [or] research." Additionally, a lot of "TU students look for opportunities to challenge themselves and impact their community." One thrilled undergrad sums up the campus experience, "TU honestly feels like a small town community. Everyone is so friendly and kind, and it's like having one giant family."


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TU's 216-acre residential campus is in Tulsa, Oklahoma (961,561 MSA). The city’s prominent industries include energy, telecommunications, high technology, manufacturing, health care, aerospace and education which present opportunities for internships and employment after graduation. Tulsans enjoy Broadway shows in the Performing Arts Center and pop concerts in the BOK Center (arena) as well as acclaimed ballet and opera companies, symphony, Philbrook Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Brady Arts District and cultural festivals. Local professional sports include minor league baseball, hockey and arena football. The popular River Parks area features jogging and bicycling trails, while Guthrie Green is a popular arts, music, and food truck destination.

Campus Facilities & Equipment

Since 2002, The University of Tulsa has added one million square feet of building space and a stunning entrance.

Hardesty Hall, TU’s newest building, houses 300 residents and houses the offices of Career Services, Center for Global Education, Multicultural Affairs, Greek Life and the English Institute for international students.

The Lorton Performance Center, which houses the School of Music and the Department of Film Studies, features a 700-seat concert hall, specialized rehearsal and practice rooms and a film production suite with post-production editing and scoring capabilities.

In 2012, the College of Engineering & Natural Sciences added two new buildings: J. Newton Rayzor Hall, which features 24 integrated classroom and state-of-the-art teaching/research laboratories. Razor houses the Tandy School of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Stephenson Hall is home for the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Additional research facilities are located at TU's North Campus where government and industry-funded research consortia foster student learning while exploring innovations and solving petroleum industry problems.

The historic McFarlin Library and the Mabee Legal Information Center house more than 5 million items. McFarlin holdings include 991,000 volumes, more than 680,000 titles, 54,000 electronic journals, 450,000 electronic books, and more than 1,000 collections of electronic reference sources and databases as well as print resources. McFarlin's Department of Special Collections and University Archives' rare book holdings are internationally recognized, particularly in Native American history and law. The department includes one of the five largest collections in the world on James Joyce, the life archive of Nobel Laureate Sir V.S. Naipaul, and holdings in nineteenth and twentieth century Irish, British and American Literature. The library's Academic Technology Center annex includes computer labs, a coffee shop and reading rooms.

Helmerich Hall, which houses the Collins College of Business, was renovated to include innovative learning spaces such as the Williams Student Services Center and Studio Blue. Academic centers include the Schools of Accounting and CIS; Energy Economics, Policy and Commerce and Finance, Operations Management and International Business; as well as the Departments of Economics and Management and Marketing.

The Mary K. Chapman Center for Communicative Disorders, part of the university's new Oxley College of Health Sciences, serves the community in its clinical facility and is the learning center for the Department of Communication Disorders. The department has the latest equipment for research, diagnostic, and therapy activities.

Kendall Hall is home to the Departments of Theatre and Musical Theatre and features two fully equipped theatres, a scene shop, costume shop and computer design lab.

Renovated in 2014, the Allen Chapman Student Union includes a food court with nine eateries and a convenience store. It also houses an ATM, offices for student organizations, lecture and meeting rooms, the Faculty Club, post office and the Hurricane Hut sports bar.

The Donald W. Reynolds Center is TU's arena and convocation center. This facility, home for the intercollegiate basketball and volleyball programs, has cutting-edge facilities for video editing and training.

The university's sports and recreation complex features the Collins Fitness Center, Michael Case Tennis Center (which has hosted NCAA Finals), track, intramural and NCAA-grade soccer fields, and softball fields.

In partnership with the city of Tulsa, the university manages Gilcrease Museum as well as the Zarrow Center for Art and Education, which provides gallery space, classes and studio space in the city's Brady Arts District.

TU students have the option of hundreds of attractive and convenient on-campus apartments and residence halls.

Off-Campus Opportunities

The university strongly supports studying abroad, and the Office of Global Education helps students locate the perfect program, whether it is for TU credit or as an intern/volunteer. Students have hundreds of options through direct exchange with an international university, through an affiliate-sponsored program, or as part of a faculty-led course.

Many students take advantage of the of internship opportunities afforded by the city of Tulsa's business and industry community, as well as in the arts, social services and government agencies.

Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing

First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Large Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority
Theme Housing

Students Say

While University of Tulsa undergrads do admit that "a good portion of [their] time is...spent studying," there's still plenty of fun to be had outside the confines of the library and/or classroom. For example, "there are a ton of active student organizations" and you can always find "an event to attend or free food to eat." Popular options include " petting days, bowling [and] carnivals." One excited student adds, "TU is good about providing events bi-weekly, like S'mores at the Student Union, an outdoor movie, or a play." If the Greek scene interests you, you'll be happy to learn that "the fraternities on campus... usually [host] events Thursday through Saturday." A number of undergrads also love to take advantage of the "many [beautiful] lawns" on the TU campus. And you're sure to find a handful of students playing any number of games, from "baseball [and] football [to] Capture the Flag." If you prefer your athletics to be a little more structured, there's also a "very popular . . .intramural sports [program]." As for hometown Tulsa, "there's a great food, music, and art culture in downtown Tulsa so you can always find something to do." And we're told that "the restaurants here are awesome, small and large concert venues attract all types of artists, and there all festivals of all types throughout the year."

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
Center for Student Academic Support

Type of Program
For all students with disabilities

Tawny Rigsby

College Entrance Tests Required

Interview Required

Documentation Required for LD

Self-report application form and documentation from health care professional with diagnosis and description of functional limitations.

Documentation Required for ADHD

Self-report application form and documentation from health care professional with diagnosis and description of functional limitations.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams

Dictionary allowed in exams

Computer allowed in exams

Spellchecker allowed in exams

Extended test time



Oral exams


Distraction-free environment

Accommodation for students with ADHD

Reading machine

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations

19% join a fraternity
21% join a sorority


Athletic Division
Division I

68% participate in intramural sports
12% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Golden Hurricane)
8 Sports

Cross Country
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Golden Hurricane)
11 Sports

Crew Rowing
Cross Country
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor

Student Services

LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Oklahoma State University


At The University of Tulsa, students are leading the charge on sustainability. At Golden Hurricane athletic events, the student-run Green Team helps the university’s recycling efforts by making sure recyclables are not thrown in the trash. The Green Team utilizes volunteer student groups for the program during football and basketball games. Meanwhile, the Campus dining program is committed to bringing in as much organic and locally produced goods as possible. The program has allowed local dairies and farms to supply an increasing amount of organic foods to TU. The administration is committed to sustainability and has numerous programs to improve the campus’s environmental footprint. Recycling bins and totes are handed out to students, and the university aims to meet LEED standards in its building construction. In the dining hall, an Orca Green Machine helps cut down on landfill waste by decomposing food scraps. All dining facilities completely eliminated trays in 2014. On campus shuttles run on compressed natural gas, and students who want to use a healthy and green transportation option can use one of the 450 bicycles in the Yellow Bicycle Loan Program. The campus-wide recycling program went single stream in 2012.This increases engagement on campus by making recycling easier for everyone to participate. Among the school’s paper-saving initiatives, employees and students are required to utilize direct deposit for transactions and the campus phone directory is entirely online. TU’s “Earth Friendly Majors” include those in environmental policy, earth and environmental sciences, and geology with an environmental concentration.

School Has Formal Sustainability Committee

Sustainability-focused degree available

School employs a sustainability officer

% food budget spent on local/organic food

Available Transportation Alternatives

Bike Share

Car Sharing Program

Carpool/Vanpool Matching Program

Condensed Work Week Option For Employees

Free Or Reduced Price Transit Passes And/Or Free Campus Shuttle

Incentives Or Programs To Encourage Employees To Live Close To Campus

Indoor And Secure Bike Storage, Shower Facilities, And Lockers For Bicycle Commuters

Reduced Parking Fees For Car And Van Poolers

School Adopted A Policy Prohibiting Idling

School Developed Bicycle Plan

School Offers A Telecommute Program For Employees

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources:

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education:

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network

Email and Web Access Available

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms

Average Number of PC's per Lab

Network Access in Dorm Rooms

Network Access in Dorm Lounges

Fee for Network Use

Student Web Pages Permitted

Student Web Pages Provided

Partnerships with Technology Companies

Online Class Registration Available

Personal computer included in tuition for each student

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers

Undergraduates that Own Computers

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors

Dell, Apple, HP

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations

Campus Visits Contact

Beth Brown
Coordinator of Campus Visits

800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Collins Fitness Center
Reynolds Center
McFarlin Library
Allen Chapman Student Union
Lorton Performance Center
Collins College of Business The College of Engineering and Natural Sciences Chapman Hall - The College of Arts and Sciences Phillips Hall - School of Art Kendall Hall Theatre Collins Hall - Visitors Center and Office of Admission H.A. Chapman Stadium

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Brookside (boutiques, restaurants, live music)
Utica Square (shopping, restaurants)
Cherry Street District (Route 66, restaurants)
Brady Arts District (Zarrow Center, Guthrie Green, restaurants)
Gilcrease and Philbrook Museums
Tulsa Performing Arts Center BOK Center Kendall-Whittier Neighborhood The Pearl District RiverParks

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday through Friday
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat mornings by appt

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions

Mon-Fri 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sat. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis, city buses, Tulsa International Airport (10 minutes from campus)

Driving Instructions to Campus
(1.) Take Interstate-244 to the Delaware Avenue Exit. (2.) Turn south on Delaware (3.) Go to 8th Street and turn east (4.) Go to Collins Hall (5.) Visitor parking is available in the Westby lot north of Collins Hall (6.) The Office of Admission lobby is located on the first floor of Collins Hall on the south side of the building.

Local Accommodations
(1) Hyatt Regency Hotel, Williams Center, 100 E. 2nd St., 888-882-1234; (2) Mayo Hotel, 115 W. 5th St., 918-582-6269; (3) Fairfield Inn and Suites, 111 N. Main St., 1-918-879-1800; (4) Hampton Inn, 3209 S.79th E. Ave., 918-663-1000; (5) Aloft Tulsa Downtown, 200 Civic Center, 918-947-8200; (6) Comfort Inn, 6730 E. Archer, 918-835-4444; (7) Campbell Hotel, 2636 E. 11th St., 855-744-5500; (8) Ambassador Hotel, 1324 S. Main St., 918-586-8200.

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