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University of Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma
"The U" at the University of Tulsa as seen from S. Delaware Ave. credit: S. P. Moran
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,259 Undergraduates
37% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of Tulsa
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma
74104-3189
(918) 631-2000
utulsa.edu

The University of Tulsa, a private research university in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is one of the top 90 colleges in the nation. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The college opened in 1894, and was originally located in Muskogee, Indian Territory. The University of Tulsa today sits on 209 acres of land, and it manages the nearby Gilcrease Museum, which contains one of the biggest collections of American western art on the planet. Its motto is “Wisdom, Faith, Service,” and it is known as one of the colleges in the nation with the most international undergraduate students. People affiliated with the school have been given 63 Goldwater Scholarships, 22 Fulbright Grants, three Rhodes Scholarships and 11 Truman Scholarships. Notable alumni include actress Rue McClanahan, football player Steve Largent, Dr. Phil McGraw, actress Mary Kay Place, composer Louis W. Ballard and poet Ted Berrigan. The school’s colors are crimson, old gold and royal blue, and its mascot is Captain Cane. Its sporting affiliations are NCAA Division I (FBS) and The American. Varsity sports offered include men’s basketball, cross country, football and soccer, and women’s basketball, rowing, soccer and softball. The University of Tulsa is known for having 100 percent of its law school students pass the Oklahoma bar exam the first time around.

Location

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

86

restaurants score

Students
57%

Men

43%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

88%

Live On Campus

108

New Transfer Students

Admissions
37%

Acceptance Rate

24%

Enrollment Yield

1100-1390

SAT Range

8,089

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$27,264

Typical Cost

$41,509

Average Tuition

95%

Recieve Financial Aid

84%

Have Loans

$19,500

Median Debt

Academics
11.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

35

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Petroleum Engineering

Top Major

1

National Academy Members

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 150 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 15 chapters to choose from

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

American Athletic Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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