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University of Tulsa

University of Tulsa

Check whether University of Tulsa is right for you as an international student.

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Tulsa, USA
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Study abroad at the University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa (TU) is a private research university based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. It offers a number of degree programs to international students either through direct entry, or through a pathway program.

The University offers over 60 bachelor’s programs across four colleges; Collins College of Business, Oxley College of Health Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, and Kendall College of Arts and Sciences.

At TU, you will have access to a wide range of learning facilities including laboratories, Bloomberg technology computers and finance databases, and even a drilling rig on campus.The Lorton Performance Center boasts state-of-the-art music rehearsal studios, performance spaces and post-production labs for film editing.

Outside the classroom, the Fulton and Susie Collins Fitness Center includes three basketball courts, a workout area with more than 200 pieces of exercise equipment, a game room and an indoor running track. TU also has 17 NCAA Division I sports teams who compete on campus.

University of Tulsa logo

Why study at TU?

  • International university

    TU is ranked third for the national university with the highest percentage of international students (US News Education 2018)

  • Top small university

    TU is in the top 15 small universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2018)

  • Student staff ratio

    The University of Tulsa has a student staff ratio of just 11:1

Life as an international student

The University of Tulsa offers a diverse and multicultural community - their Association of International Students has almost 500 members from 66 different countries. Students can attend weekly on-campus ministries for Jewish, Muslim and several Christian faiths.

Before the start of term, you will attend a new student orientation where you’ll meet faculty and staff mentors, and find out about all the resources you might need on campus. You could also attend a two day session designed for international students to help you adjust to a US university.

TU also has 200 student organizations you can join and get involved with. These are a great way to make friends and integrate into campus life. Accommodation at TU is guaranteed and all undergraduate students must live in a University residence for at least two years.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Spin Studio
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 2
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 2
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Bike Rental
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 12
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 215
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

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Fees and funding

  • Tuition (12-18 hours)

    US$42,950 / year

  • Room Rate (double occupancy)

    US$6,586 / year

  • Dining/Board Rate (12 meal plan)

    US$4,838 / year

University Scholarships for First-Year Students

Scholarship candidates are evaluated on a competitive basis. For new students, of prime importance are the student’s academic record and the results of national testing programs. These are only awarded to full-time undergraduate students (12 or more credit hours per semester).

TU Scholarships and grants, unless specifically stated, may be applied only toward tuition for full-time, first degree-seeking students. Unless otherwise noted, the amount(s) listed on the award notice are yearly awards with one-half applicable to the fall and on half to the spring semesters.

University Scholarships for Transfer Students

The university offers unique scholarships for transfer students. Unless otherwise noted, the amount(s) listed on the award notice are yearly awards with one-half applicable to the fall and on half to the spring semesters.

Outside Scholarships

Our office also receives many scholarship announcements that we like to pass along to our students. Please remember, when you apply for outside scholarships, there should not be a fee to be considered for the scholarship.


University of Tulsa

800 S Tucker Dr, Tulsa, OK 74104

Within the city of Tulsa, you'll find pro sports, fine and performing arts, festivals, zoos, a water park, bike and hiking trails, rivers, and lakes. As you immerse yourself in the community, you'll discover many ways to serve fellow citizens locally and around the world.

Visa requirements for University of Tulsa

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements