The University of Tulsa

We are a student-centered research university that cultivates interconnected learning experiences to explore complex ideas and create new knowledge in a spirit of free inquiry. Guided by our commitment to diversity, equity, and service, we prepare individuals to make meaningful contributions to our campus, our community, and our world.

Welcome to The University of Tulsa!

We are a student-centered research university that cultivates interconnected learning experiences to explore complex ideas and create new knowledge in a spirit of free inquiry. Guided by our commitment to diversity, equity, and service, we prepare individuals to make meaningful contributions to our campus, our community, and our world.

At The University of Tulsa, we aim to be the best university in the region for student life and success. We aspire to be a national leader in blending liberal arts, professional studies, and career support to produce the most well-rounded, life- and career-ready graduates.

 

Why Choose The University of Tulsa (TU)?

With more than 350 international students from more than 68 countries, The University of Tulsa (TU) provides a safe and welcoming environment for students from all nations.  Our academic reputation has ranked us among the top schools in the US and the world.

  • A Top 100 private research institution and Oklahoma’s highest-ranked private university (U.S. News & World Report)
  • No. 179 among all 800 U.S. research universities and liberal arts colleges (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education)
  • No. 7 among Best Colleges for Engineering Majors (Money.com)
  • No. 79 best value among all national universities (U.S. News & World Report)
  • No. 20 among universities that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (Forbes)
  • No. 1 university in Oklahoma (Wall Street Journal and WalletHub.com)
  • No. 68 on the Grateful Graduates Index (Forbes)

Why Study at The University of Tulsa?

Here at The University of Tulsa, faculty, administrators, students, and staff value our diverse campus population because it enriches the educational experience for all.

  • Over 100 different academic programs
  • Kendall College of Arts and Sciences
  • Collins College of Business
  • College of Engineering and Natural Sciences
  • Oxley College of Health Sciences
  • College of Law
  • Graduate School
  • International Leadership Scholarship offered to well-qualified undergraduate international applicants (Scholarships not applicable towards Pathway classes)

PATHWAY TO ACADEMICS PROGRAM

  • Appropriate TOEFL score required
  • Two university credit courses:  Mathematics and Introduction to College Writing
  • Four ESL courses:  Listening/Speaking, Reading, Structure, and Culture
  • 16-week semester
  • Start dates in August and January
  • Classes held Monday-Friday
  • Cultural enrichment activities
  • Students who successfully complete the Pathway program are fully matriculated into academic classes

Why Choose Tulsa?

With a population of over 1 million people in the metropolitan area, but it still has a small town feel.  Tulsans are kind and friendly.  Tulsa also has a unique cultural history as a Native American settlement and a booming oil town.  Many of the nation’s most famous artists and musicians got their start in Tulsa’s world-class museums and historic musical venues. Tulsa is home to The Gathering Place, named USA Today's Best City Park of  2021, and over 130 parks. 

LOCAL POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Philbrook Museum of Art
  • Cain’s Ballroom
  • Turkey Mountain Wilderness Area
  • Oklahoma Aquarium
  • The Center of the Universe
  • Tulsa Air and Space Museum
  • The Golden Driller
  • Guthrie Green
  • Gilcrease Museum
  • ONEOK Field
  • Cherokee Heritage Center

LOCAL EVENTS

  • Concerts at the BOK, including Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Coldplay, and Katy Perry
  • Professional sports games, including Tulsa Athletic Soccer, Tulsa Drillers Baseball, Tulsa Roughnecks Soccer, Tulsa Oilers Hockey, and Oklahoma City Thunder NBA
  • Broadway musicals at the Performing Arts Center

CLIMATE

  • Four distinct seasons
  • Average yearly temperature 16.7°C
  • Average low temperature in January -1.1°C
  • Average yearly high temperature in August 34.4°C
  • Average yearly snowfall 14.24 cm
  • Average yearly rainfall 96.8 cm

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our website

 

Contact The University of Tulsa Now

Tuition

$50,000—$60,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Private

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Top Programs

Business, Computer Science, Engineering

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Type of School

University/Intensive English Program



  • School Size

    Medium
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    Other
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    No
  • Setting

    City
  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, AACSB, ABET
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment
  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70+ , IELTS: Band 6+

Tulsa OK
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800 South Tucker Drive Tulsa, OK

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