University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma
4-year Private university


University of Tulsa is a private institution established in 1894 with urban setting located at Tulsa. It is ranked 87 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $41,509 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,343. It practice semester-based academic calendar. .

#87 in National Universities
Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1894
Selectivity Moderate
Size Small
3,343 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $41,509
Outstate Tuition Fee $41,509
Room and Board Fees $11,116
$45,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


40% (Moderate Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.8 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

70 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$34,596 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$8,034 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $59,725
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
88% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth Full tuition and basic room and board
Eligibility Only U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply.
Minimum Criteria SAT: 1480, ACT: 33
Requirement for maintenance A minimum full-time enrollment and cumulative GPA of 3.25 and attendance of special events are required to maintain each scholarship.
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline January 15
Vision of Excellence Scholarship
Total Worth $29,000 per year
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria GPA: 2.0
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Capstone Scholarship
Total Worth $24,000 per year
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria GPA: 2.0
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Alumni Grant
Total Worth $2,000 per year
Details Awarded to new undergraduate students based on at least one parent or grandparent with a degree from TU. Awarded for first undergraduate degree with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.
Sibling Grant
Total Worth $2,000 per year
Details This grant is available to entering students who currently have a sibling attending TU. Awarded for eight semesters with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.


3,343 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
88% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
69% Students graduate within 6 years