University of Tulsa


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Oklahoma


The University of Tulsa is a small, private university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The university has gone through major transformations and moves since its original founding in 1882 as the Presbyterian School for Indian Girls. Today the university has an unusual and well-respected program in petroleum engineering, and Tulsa's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences have earned it a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Among undergraduates, many of the business fields are extremely popular. In athletics, the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes compete in the NCAA Division I Conference USA.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Communication Studies, Exercise Science, Finance, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Petroleum Engineering; Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4192
Total Grad Students: 1087
Undergraduate Students: 3105
Faculty: 317

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1

Percent Male: 55%
Percent Female: 45%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa Oklahoma 74104


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Main Phone: 918-631-2000

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 24 31
English 25 32
Math 23 31
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 550 690
Math 570 690

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 41%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -41%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 4524

Room and Board: 9514

Tuition and Fees: 31551

Total Cost: 46789

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6768

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 37%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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