University Of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tulsa

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    University of Tulsa: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    The University of Tulsa emerged from the Presbyterian School for Indian Girls which was established in 1882. After the request of uplifting the university’s academics status, it was named as Henry Kendall College. And subsequently, the college got relocated in the beautiful location of Oklahoma which is popular for man-made lakes and got its present name, i.e., the University of Tulsa. Today TU is an independent, non-denominational university and among the top-rated institutes in Oklahoma that welcomes students from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

    The University of Tulsa offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level programs through its semester-based academic system. TU allows its students to explore a plethora of internships and gain relevant work experience prior to graduation. In view of this, TU arranges a total of 5 job fairs in a year helping students to seek different internship opportunities.

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    University of Tulsa Ranking

    The University of Tulsa ranks among the most distinguished private institutions in the USA. The university has been ranked as follows:

    For the 2020 session, U.S. News ranked the University of Tulsa as:

    • National University: #121
    • Best Colleges for Veterans: #84
    • Best value schools: #57
    • Social mobility: #376

    Times Higher Education ranks the University of Tulsa as follows:

    • National Ranking: #195
    • World Ranking: #401 - 500

    As per the QS World University Ranking, the University of Tulsa has been ranked at #701 - 750.


    Year of Establishment 1894
    Location Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Type of university Private
    Affiliation Non-denominational
    Enrollment (2019- 2020) 4380 (UG: 3269, Graduate: 1111)
    Average class size 20
    Student/ Faculty Ratio 11: 1
    Full - time faculty 355
    Undergraduate male/female ratio 54: 46
    Percentage of international students 14
    Students receiving some type of financial aid 98%
    Official website

    University of Tulsa Programs

    The University of Tulsa offers 67, 47, and 16 courses, respectively, at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Some of the popular majors of the university are Business Management, Social Sciences, Engineering. The academic schools include the school of Arts and Science, Business, Engineering & Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, Law, and Graduate School.

    A few special programs are also offered by the university such as Global scholars, honors program, and jump-start UT that enable students to gain global competence and hone their skills.

    University of Tulsa Campus

    TU is located in the city of Oklahoma that is spread over an area of 230 acres. Toilet Bowl, Springfest, and Homecoming are some of the events to enjoy student life.

    It is a rich and diverse place for both students and faculty as well irrespective of the religious or cultural barriers.

    The campus also consists of housing facilities with access to the library, dining services, ebooks, electronic periodicals, fitness and recreation center, and health center.

    University of Tulsa Housing

    The University of Tulsa provides the on-campus residence facility to its students. The university consists of two types of accommodation, i.e., Residence Hall and Apartment.

    • Residence Hall: TU offers six residence halls such as Fisher South, Fisher West Suites, and Hardesty Hall. The options include single rooms to suite-style living that is reserved only for first-year students and for single-sex living areas. Each of them can hold more than 150 students at a time. The rooms include the facilities such as free laundry facilities, kitchen with full-size stove, ice machine, microwave, sink, study lounge, etc.
    • Apartments: Living at the apartments offers an opportunity for the independent living along with the support and convenience. All of the apartments have a capacity of up to 100 students. Well furnished kitchens, wifi, washer, dryer in each apartment are some of the features of the apartments offered to students.

    Alternatively, you may look for off-campus housing options for studying in the USA.

    University of Tulsa Application Process

    The application process of the university is easy. A student is eligible for admission after filling the application form. Although it is recommended to prepare the documents well in time to prevent the last time hassle.


    • Admission at the University of Tulsa is offered on a rolling basis. However, January 15 is the preferred deadline for submitting the form.
    • For the application fee waiver the deadline is November 15
    • Application priority deadline is November 15

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    Academic Requirements:

    While seeking admission at the University of Tulsa, you will be required to submit Various documents to prove the minimum eligibility criteria. Following is a brief description of the requirements at different levels.

    • UndergraduateAdmissions: SAT or ACT scorecards are required along with the language proficiency scores. The application fee is 450 USD.
    • Graduate Admissions: The students are required to submit their GRE or GMAT scores in order to take admission to the university. Language proficiency scores are also required to show fluency in the English language. The application fee for graduate students is 55 USD.

    Supporting Documents: Documents such as transcripts, Resume, and purpose of the statement are required to support the application.

    University of Tulsa Cost of Attendance

    The estimated cost of living in the USA for an international student depends upon various factors. The table given below shows the total cost of attendance for a student living in university accommodation.

    Below is the estimated fee for the 2020-2021 year.

    Expenses Amount (USD)*
    Tuition fee 42,950
    Room rate 6,976
    Dining/ board rate 5,086
    Student service fee 485
    Student association fee 150
    Community fee 450
    Residence hall association fee 50
    Average cost for books 1,200
    Average cost for travel 2,240

    *Charges may vary from year to year

    University of Tulsa Scholarships

    There are many scholarships to study in the USA, however, a student must apply for them well in time. Likewise, the University of Tulsa offers a few scholarships that can be availed by any student irrespective of their nationality.

    In order to avail of the opportunity, one must have a required GPA score. The amount of the scholarships varies from course to course and on the basis of GPA scores too. Some of the scholarships are Presidential scholarship, TU academic scholarship, Dean’s scholarship, and many more.

    University of Tulsa Notable Alumni

    Many prominent people have been the students at TU making the university one of the prominent ones among the other universities. A few prominent alumni are:

    • Steve Largent- American Football player
    • Jim Hartz - American television personality
    • Tareq Al - Suwaidan - Kuwaiti riter
    • Jordan Clarkson - American Filipino Basketball player

    Some of the benefits offered by the University of Tulsa to its alumni include professional networking, access to career webinar, subscription to the university’s magazine, Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning courses at discounted price and invitation to alumni events.

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

    Application Deadline

    $38,1601st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

    Application Deadline

    $38,1601st YEAR

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

    Application Deadline

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

    Application Deadline

    $41,6981st YEAR

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 01

    Application Deadline

    University of Tulsa Overview

    Insitution type
    Private (Not for Profit)
    Student Population
    FAFSA Code
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $41,698 / Year

    University of Tulsa comparison

    University of TulsaUniversity of Cincinnati
    collegedunia score4.2 Out of 105.5 Out of 10
    ranking (overall)# 401 Times Higher Education 2021
    # 751 QS World University 2021
    # 1466 Center for World University Rankings 2021
    # 202 US News 2021
    # 230 Center for World University Rankings 2021
    # 251 Times Higher Education 2021
    subject strength# 201 for Engineering by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 201 for Technology by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 301 for Sciences by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 101 for Law by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 176 for Clinical Science by Times Higher Education 2021
    # 201 for Sciences by Times Higher Education 2021
    programsUG Programs -41
    PG Programs -20
    Doctorate Programs -1
    UG Programs -102
    PG Programs -43
    acceptance rate41.1 %88.1 %
    exam scoreTOEFL - 95
    IELTS - 7.5
    SAT - 1295
    ACT - 29
    IELTS - 7.5
    TOEFL - 100
    SAT - 1230
    ACT - 26
    GMAT - 737
    cost to studyAverage Tuition Fees   ARS 41698
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   ARS 38160
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - ARS 13444 Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   ARS 27472
    [For UG Program]
    Average Tuition Fees   ARS 13224
    [For PG Program]
    Hostel + Meal - ARS 27744 Per Year
    placement (average package)

    Graduate Employability Ranking 2020: 301 – 500; As per 2018-19 report – Average Salary Offered: 51,034 USD for bachelors and 66,129 USD for masters, 63.1% of graduates working and 26.9% continued higher studies; Top employers were Saudi Aramco, Haliburton, Honeywell, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Philips 66, etc.

    Average annual salary: 69,166 USD; Top recruiters: General Electric (GE) Aviation, University of Cincinnati, General Electric Co., The Kroger Company, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Center; Highest paying degrees: MBA (90,000 USD), Masters in Science (89,000 USD), Bachelor of Science (81,000 USD), Bachelor of Arts (67,000 USD).

    application requirements

    Counselor or teacher recommendation letters, Personal Essay, Interview for UG  admission; Minimum 83% for graduate admission 

    Academic transcripts; UC Writing Supplement; 2-3 LORs; Resume; Writing Samples/ Essays/ SOPs; Standardized test scores; Proof of English language proficiency; Compulsory health screening; Additional requirements (art & other graphic work, work experiences, research proposals, etc.)

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    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL Check Detailed Score9570120-
    IELTS Check Detailed Score7.569-
    SAT Check Detailed Score12951150144020
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing655590720-
    ACT Check Detailed Score29253280

    University of Tulsa Acceptance Rate

    41.1 %

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    University of Tulsa enrollment

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    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $41,698 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $38,160 / Year
    On Campus
    On Campus, Triple Room
    $2,980 / Year
    Single Room, West uites
    $3,488 / Year
    Books & Supplies
    $1,200 / Year
    On campus, Double Room
    $6,976 / Year
    Off Campus
    On Campus, Meal Plan
    $5,086 / Year

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Law Programs
    American Bar Association
    Music Programs
    National Association of Schools of Music
    Nursing Programs
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing


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    Times Higher Education logo

    Times Higher Education

    Ranked #401 - #500

    Overall (International)

    Ranked #201 - #250

    Engineering (International)

    Ranked #201 - #250

    Technology (International)

    Ranked #301 - #400

    Sciences (International)

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    Ranked#501 - #600

    QS World University logo

    QS World University

    Ranked #751 - #800

    Overall (International)

    Nearest Ranking

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    Ranked#701 - #750

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    Ranked#801 - #1000

    Center for World University Rankings logo

    Center for World University Rankings

    Ranked #1466

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    College Rating

    Based on 4 Students Rating

    8.9 out of 10
    9.0/10Social Life


    8.8 /10

    Personally, I chose the University of Tulsa for its small size. I tend to favour smaller schools over the much larger ones so I can get a more specific learning experience.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course syllabus (for Computer Science) is up to date. They give first hand knowledge on the core fundamentals of each topic and that is something which is of great value.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    8.3 /10

    My university offered educational programs that provide cognitive, technical, social, and analytical skills for future jobs. My GPA was around 7, and I had experienced that all members of the university held closely the importance of curiosity, critical thinking, effective communication, lifelong learning, and the application of knowledge. I had applied through an online application form for free.

    Course Curriculum :

    My business analytics program was primarily designed for students who already possess some quantitative ability. It combines fundamental computational skills, database concepts, data mining and predictive analytics tools, and business modeling techniques to establish a solid foundation of knowledge that can be used to craft a dynamic career trajectory.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    9.7 /10

    My high school generally had various grooming sessions for education. One day they had an oversea study session. In this, they provided an overall view of the USA colleges and universities. I was excited about the idea of learning abroad. Then I researched on the various USA universities website and applied into three to four of them.

    Course Curriculum :

    The curriculum is based on both the mission statement and the primary objective of the department. The Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives will provide me with the required knowledge and skills. It is designed in such a way that after studying the course I will be able to establish a professional career as an electrical engineer within a few years.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    8.7 /10

    Good reviews and reputation. Not only that, I had some of my seniors who went to the same school and they this might be a good fit for me since they were liking it too. Apart from that, the school also has very good connections with the industry.

    Course Curriculum :

    It's good but it can still be better to keep up with the latest developments and technologies. I wish they could rope in several industry experts while making decisions on the curriculum because they'd have practical knowledge.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    800 South Tucker Drive, Oklahoma

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Super Market
    • Airport
    • Shopping Mall

    Bus Station

    S Harvard Ave & E 5th Pl S SB0.16 km
    S Harvard Ave & E 6th St S NB0.26 km
    E 11th St S & S College Ave WB0.46 km
    E 11th St S & S College Ave EB0.48 km
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    Tulsa Security Heliport1.56 km
    Hillcrest Medical Center Heliport2.02 km
    St Johns2.78 km
    tulsa airport4.53 km
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    Super Market

    Warehouse Market1.12 km
    Las Americas1.55 km
    Trader Joe's5.43 km
    Sprouts Farmers Market5.48 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Tulsa expo1.85 km
    El Toreon Auto Sale2.49 km
    Utica Services Inc2.73 km
    Springdale Shopping Center3.14 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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