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University of Tulsa Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about University of Tulsa. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of Tulsa Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Tulsa was awarded 29 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is management information systems.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of Tulsa as #192 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

University of Tulsa also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Oklahoma ranking.

See all of the rankings for University of Tulsa.

Is It Hard to Get Into University of Tulsa?

Acceptance Rate

University of Tulsa has an acceptance rate of 39%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for University of Tulsa.

Average Test Scores

About 20% 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 590 and 720. Math scores were between 560 and 720.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 590 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 560 to 720 )
University of Tulsa received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 25 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Tulsa  ( 25 to 32 )

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University of Tulsa Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at University of Tulsa it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Tulsa is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Tulsa

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Tulsa has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. 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  88 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 51%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  51 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Tulsa.

Good Overall Diversity at University of Tulsa

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,343 undergraduates at University of Tulsa with 3,203 being full-time and 140 being part-time.

University of Tulsa Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for University of Tulsa is 83.29 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  83.29 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Tulsa Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Tulsa is $23,948. 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 +
$19,472 $20,346 $23,227 $26,044 $27,066

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 37% of students took out student loans averaging $8,905 a year. That adds up to $35,620 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Tulsa is 4.6%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from University of Tulsa make around $48,500 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for University of Tulsa students since it is 19% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at University of Tulsa make the most money.

Location of University of Tulsa

Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, University of Tulsa is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Tulsa makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of University of Tulsa

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from University of Tulsa. Of these students, 924 received undergraduate degrees and 390 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
Petroleum Engineering 114 $69,300
Mechanical Engineering 96 $64,900
Finance & Financial Management 69 NA
Accounting 44 NA
Business Administration & Management 42 $37,000
Chemical Engineering 42 $67,600
General Psychology 31 NA
Nursing 31 $57,500
Communication & Media Studies 29 NA
Mathematics 28 NA

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

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 2017-2018, 131 students took at least one online class at University of Tulsa. This is a decrease from the 136 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 131 120
2016-2017 136 133
2015-2016 195 182
2014-2015 238 221
2013-2014 265 232

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