If you are applying to The University of Tulsa, the fee for the application costs $60.
Here is an overiew of some of The University of Tulsa's admissions stats.
|The University of Tulsa 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||4.0|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||42%|
|Mean SAT Score||1228|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||19%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||56%|
These are the application deadlines for The University of Tulsa.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
The University of Tulsa does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into The University of Tulsa is very difficult. The University of Tulsa evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, The University of Tulsa accepted 75% of students, around 4,483 of the 5,958 students who applied.
Schools that are very difficult to get into, like The University of Tulsa, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
The University of Tulsa has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does The University of Tulsa consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with The University of Tulsa for more information on admission factors.
To apply to The University of Tulsa, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with The University of Tulsa's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to The University of Tulsa have an average unweighted GPA of 4.0. The University of Tulsa considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Out of all students that were admitted, 56% submitted a class rank. At The University of Tulsa 42% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 68% were in the top 25% and 91% were in the top 50%.
At The University of Tulsa, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||11.54%|
|3.25 and 3.49||8.39%|
|3.00 and 3.24||5.42%|
|2.50 and 2.9||2.97%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.18%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to The University of Tulsa directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
The University of Tulsa looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
The University of Tulsa does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 19% of The University of Tulsa's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 56% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other The University of Tulsa applicants, you should strive to earn between 1100 and 1370 (or higher!) on the SAT. At The University of Tulsa 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1370 and 25% of scored lower than 1100, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a The University of Tulsa student is 1228.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of The University of Tulsa students scored 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of The University of Tulsa students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at The University of Tulsa, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for The University of Tulsa's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for The University of Tulsa students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to The University of Tulsa. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in The University of Tulsa during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to The University of Tulsa?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to The University of Tulsa.
Does The University of Tulsa accept transfer credits?
✅ The University of Tulsa accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. The University of Tulsa accepts:
• Excelsior College Examinations
Does The University of Tulsa accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ The University of Tulsa accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to The University of Tulsa?
✅ The University of Tulsa is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is The University of Tulsa's acceptance rate?
✅ The University of Tulsa has an acceptance rate of 75%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at The University of Tulsa?
❌ The University of Tulsa does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into The University of Tulsa? The University of Tulsa is a very selective institution. The The University of Tulsa acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The University of Tulsa is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The University of Tulsa is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
29 and Above
22 to 29
22 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to The University of Tulsa is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into The University of Tulsa. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1370 and Above
1100 to 1370
1100 and Less
The median SAT score for The University of Tulsa students is 1228. Applicants with SAT scores of 1370 and above have a good chance of being admitted to The University of Tulsa, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1370 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at The University of Tulsa.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At The University of Tulsa, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.97. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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