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The University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

About The University of Tulsa

Students at The University of Tulsa, a small, private research university, find it to be the total package. It combines "the friendly environment of a smaller university and the academic, employment, extracurricular, and service opportunities of a larger university. TU also does a tremendous job of fostering an atmosphere that's conducive to collaboration and growth.

The University of Tulsa fosters a diverse campus life and gives students close connections with faculty who are leaders in their fields. TU's 11:1 student/faculty ratio, average class size of 13, and emphasis on individual attention anchor an educational culture where students are rigorously challenged and comprehensively supported.

Opportunities for students to expand their academic profile are numerous at TU. From the Honors College to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, students across majors have the ability to interact and solve problems outside of their major in a number of interdisciplinary programs.

All undergraduates, no matter their major, benefit from being assigned a student success coach who will help them transition to TU. Success coaches check in with new students at least once a month and connect them with other offices on campus who can assist with job or internship placement, financial wellness, counseling services or academic advisors. Students at TU are supported from the moment they arrive on campus until the day they graduate and beyond.

The University of Tulsa is a private, nonprofit university in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The University of Tulsa was founded in 1894. The university enrolls around 3,769 students per year, including 2,647 undergrads.

The University of Tulsa Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into The University of Tulsa. In 2022, The University of Tulsa accepted 69% of applicants. In 2022, 12,042 students applied to The University of Tulsa and 8,331 were admitted.

The University of Tulsa Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 25%

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College Info

800 South Tucker Drive Tulsa, OK 74104-3189

Campus Setting: Urban

The University of Tulsa Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The University of Tulsa SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1060 - 1360


Math SAT Range

538 - 670


Reading SAT Range

540 - 680

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The median SAT score for The University of Tulsa students is 1216. Applicants with SAT scores of 1360 and above have a good chance of being admitted to The University of Tulsa, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1360 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 have a low chance of being offered a spot at The University of Tulsa.

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Wondering what life at The University of Tulsa is like? There are approximately 3,769 students enrolled at The University of Tulsa, including 2,647 undergraduate students and 1,122 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from OK and 40% percent of students are from other states.


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