Chances of getting into University of Tulsa
How hard is it to get into Tulsa University and can I get accepted? The school has a 39% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,065 out of 7,869 applicants were admitted making Tulsa University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. University of Tulsa typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
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Tulsa University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT20%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||640|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1480|
|Average SAT Score||1350|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Tulsa?
University of Tulsa typically requires applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1350 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1480 and Above||Good||>52%|
|1350 to 1480||Avg +||39%-52%|
|1220 to 1350||Avg -||27%-39%|
|1090 to 1220||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 1090||Low||<18%|
Tulsa University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT80%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||28|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tulsa University?
Admission data indicates that Tulsa University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 80 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Tulsa.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>54%|
|28 to 32||Avg +||39%-54%|
|25 to 28||Avg -||29%-39%|
|22 to 25||Reach||20%-29%|
|Less than 22||Low||<20%|
Avg. High School GPA3.8
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Tulsa. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Tulsa was 3.8 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Tulsa University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||9%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||8%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
74% of University of Tulsa freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||74%|
|Top 25% of class||90%|
|Top 50% of class||97%|
|Bottom 50% of class||3%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||24%||24%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Tulsa and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207971 IPEDS survey data for University of Tulsa.
Frequently Asked Questions
20% of students submit their SAT scores to Tulsa University. 80% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
39% of those who apply are granted admission to Tulsa University. Admission competition is high and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1220 and 1480. 20% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.