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Tulsa University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

37%
Admission Difficulty for University of Tulsa
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExceptional
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Tulsa University? The school has a 37% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,990 out of 8,089 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 24 percent. University of Tulsa typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1170-1440
Applicants Submitting SAT
22%
SAT Scores for University of Tulsa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for University of Tulsa
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 730
SAT Composite 75th 1440
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 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1035. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1305 out of 1600. 22 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Tulsa admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1440 and Above Good >50%
1305 to 1440 Avg + 37%-50%
1170 to 1305 Avg - 26%-37%
1035 to 1170 Reach 17%-26%
Less than 1035 Low <17%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
26-33 
Applicants Submitting ACT
78%
ACT Scores for University of Tulsa
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 26
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for University of Tulsa
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 33
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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 78 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Tulsa.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Tulsa admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
33 and Above Good >52%
29 to 33 Avg + 37%-52%
26 to 29 Avg - 27%-37%
23 to 26 Reach 19%-27%
Less than 23 Low <19%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.8
Typical High School Grades
A-

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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Tulsa University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Tulsa students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 60% Good
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

Admission Statistics

University of Tulsa admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,388 3,701 8,089
Accepted 1,417 1,573 2,990
Acceptance Rate 32% 43% 37%
Enrolled 332 385 717
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 24%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Tulsa and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Tulsa Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Tulsa
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.