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University of Tulsa Data & Information Overview

61 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
75% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is University of Tulsa Ranked?

#418 Best Colleges in Nation
#3 Best Colleges in OK
Engineering Technologies Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Tulsa was awarded 61 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is engineering technologies.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of Tulsa as #418 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 32 colleges in Oklahoma, University of Tulsa is ranked at #3.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Tulsa?

75% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of Tulsa is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 75%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to University of Tulsa submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 680. Math scores were between 540 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 530 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 540 to 690 )
University of Tulsa received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 22 to 29 )

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University of Tulsa Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty
71% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At University of Tulsa, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Tulsa is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Tulsa

82% Freshmen Retention
49% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Tulsa has a freshmen retention rate of 82%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At University of Tulsa the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 49%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  49 out of 100

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University of Tulsa Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,819 Full-Time Undergraduates
36.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
47.9% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,929 undergraduates at University of Tulsa with 2,819 being full-time and 110 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Tulsa Cost?

$24,232 Net Price
45% Take Out Loans
$45,308 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of University of Tulsa is $24,232. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of Tulsa

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,529 $21,226 $21,541 $26,042 $29,385

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of Tulsa, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of Tulsa, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $11,327 a year. That adds up to $45,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Tulsa is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do University of Tulsa Graduates Make?

$54,632 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from University of Tulsa make about $54,632 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for University of Tulsa students since it is 29% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of University of Tulsa

Oklahoma State
2,819 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
University of Tulsa is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for University of Tulsa are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104-3189
Phone: 918-631-2000

University of Tulsa Majors

70 Majors With Completions
780 Undergraduate Degrees
341 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 70 majors graduated from University of Tulsa. Of these students, 780 received undergraduate degrees and 341 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 59 $65,997
Finance & Financial Management 58 $53,903
Computer Science 42 NA
Business Administration & Management 41 NA
Nursing 38 $61,250
General Biology 37 NA
Accounting 32 $42,899
General Psychology 32 $27,238
Health & Physical Education 32 $21,673
Petroleum Engineering 30 $85,730

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Tulsa along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at University of Tulsa

41% Take At Least One Class Online
4% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,573 students took at least one online class at University of Tulsa. This is an increase from the 103 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,573 164
2019-2020 103 98
2018-2019 157 141
2017-2018 131 120
2016-2017 136 133

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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