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University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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University of Tulsa overview
Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
Online utulsa.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian Church (USA)
University of Tulsa overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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The University of Tulsa, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a private institution established in 1894. It offers a suburban campus experience across its 209-acre setting, with a rich collegiate Gothic architecture that distinguishes its facilities. A diverse selection of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs is offered, with engineering, business, law, and petroleum engineering being among the distinctive fields for which the university is recognized. The application process at the University of Tulsa is moderately selective. On-campus living is supported by a variety of housing options, fostering an environment conducive to academic and personal growth. While the university does not emphasize athletics as a cornerstone of student life, it does compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference under the team name Golden Hurricane for its varsity sports programs.

In the most recent statistical year 12,042 prospective students applied, and 8,331 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 651 enrolled in the school.  3,288 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 481 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $45,566 plus fees of $1,645. Tulsa University is ranked 158 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Tulsa University is rated within the top 26% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

University of Tulsa overview
SAT 1078/1350
ACT 21/30
GPA 3.97

Applications Accepted

University of Tulsa overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for University of Tulsa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$0
Other Fees$1,645
Room and Board $11,426
Budget for Other Expenses$6,970
Total One Year Cost$65,607

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$59,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

68% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Tulsa students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 21%
Business 20%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Health Professions 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207971 IPEDS survey data for University of Tulsa.

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