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University of Tulsa Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Tulsa Ranked?

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2021 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 34 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of Tulsa as #187 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 24 colleges in Oklahoma, University of Tulsa is ranked at #1.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of Tulsa?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to University of Tulsa you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 39%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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

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 74%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  74 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Tulsa

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Tulsa enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at University of Tulsa for first-time, full-time students is 51%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  51 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at University of Tulsa

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,268 undergraduates at University of Tulsa with 3,171 being full-time and 97 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.

With an overall score of 92.60 out of 100, University of Tulsa is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  92.60 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Tulsa Cost?

The overall average net price of University of Tulsa is $22,817. 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 +
$15,416 $16,477 $23,530 $26,523 $28,030

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At University of Tulsa, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $15,589 a year. That adds up to $62,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Tulsa is 4.8%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from University of Tulsa with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $48,500 in their early years. That's great news for University of Tulsa students since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of University of Tulsa

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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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 71 majors graduated from University of Tulsa. Of these students, 820 received undergraduate degrees and 374 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 72 $69,300
Mechanical Engineering 60 $64,900
Finance & Financial Management 54 NA
Chemical Engineering 37 $67,600
Computer Science 36 NA
Accounting 34 NA
Business Administration & Management 34 $37,000
General Psychology 34 NA
Management Information Systems 28 NA
General Biology 26 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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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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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