School Profile

University of Tulsa

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tulsa, OK

$44,238

Avg tuition

BestColleges.com is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Discover programs by subject area to find the best college for your future.

Search All Programs

About University of Tulsa

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Presbyterian Church (USA)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Tulsa is a small private university located on an urban campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,728, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 70 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 73%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $44,238.

BestColleges.com

Rankings

Learn more about how this school compares to other schools with rankings by BestColleges.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

75% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

73% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Considered (not required)

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-29

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1070-1370

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

Learn more about how we determine school awards

4k

Students enrolled

41%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

53%

Hispanic

9%

Two or more races

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

9%

Black

7%

Asian

5%

Unknown

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

49%

Socio-economic diversity

22% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Explore Similar Schools

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

5

Total Online Enrollment

1,573

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

97% On-campus

3% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 13% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $44,238 $44,238
Graduate $24,282 $24,282

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $12,422
On-campus other expenses $6,970
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $11,963
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $6,970
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $6,970

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $64,830 $64,830
Off-campus without family $64,371 $64,371
Off-campus with family $52,408 $52,408

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

61%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

22%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,584
State Grant Aid $4,788
Institution Grant Aid $32,177
Pell Grant Aid $5,011

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I-FBS

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Indoor
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

2

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

3

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

4

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC