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The University of Tulsa

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Expand your educational horizons at The University of Tulsa (TU), a top-ranking US university with international connections. You’ll join a truly multicultural institution that combines world-class research and academics with a vibrant campus experience.

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Top reasons to study here

Top 60 best value university in the USA

U.S. News & World Report 2021

Top 10 for US engineering degrees by salary potential

Payscale.com 2019–20

17 sports teams compete in NCAA Division I

the USA's highest level of college sports — go watch a game!

91% of international students employed or in further study

6 months after graduation, 2017-18 student survey

Subject ranking highlights

Subject areaRankingSource
Accounting and Finance#65 in the USANiche Best Colleges 2021
Business#235 in the USAU.S. News Education 2021
Chemical Engineering #104 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2021
Engineering#162 in the USAU.S. News Education 2021
Engineering & technologyTop 250 in the worldTimes Higher World University Subject Rankings 2020
English #67 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2021
Law#87 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2019
Nursing#52 in the USANiche Best Colleges 2021
Petroleum Engineering#5 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2021
Top 10 in USA for highest salaries after degreeU.S. News Education 2020
Physical SciencesTop 400 in the worldTimes Higher World University Subject Rankings 2020

Your Tulsa experience

Siti from Malaysia

Siti from Malaysia

Studying a bachelor's in Marketing at The University of Tulsa
 

The University of Tulsa has everything I want in a college — small classes, professors who are helpful and easy to talk to, a beautiful campus, and a friendly city. You will work hard, you will learn a lot and you will have fun.

Yermek, Kazakh student at The University of Tulsa

Yermek from Kazakhstan

Studied bachelor's and master's degrees in Engineering at The University of Tulsa
 

The University of Tulsa (TU) provides one of the best educations for petroleum engineers. TU not only gave me a good education, it also connected me with people who will be my future colleagues. Some of them are now my close friends, and these connections will be helpful in my career.

Maria from Colombia

Maria from Colombia

Studying a bachelor's in Engineering at The University of Tulsa
 

Some of my friends stayed in Colombia for college, but I wanted to get outside my comfort zone. At TU, I've made friends from all over the world. People in Tulsa are also very friendly and open.

Notable alumni

  • Andre Bossert (Switzerland)

    Graduated from TU

    Played college golf at the University of Tulsa.

    Lifetime achievements

    Bossert has been a professional golfer since 1989. He has played on the European Tour, the Southern Africa-based Sunshine Tour and the 2 tier European Challenge Tour. The highlight of his career was on the European Tour in 1990, when he became the first Swiss winner.

  • Doug McMillon (USA)

    Graduated from TU

    Graduated in 1991 with a Master of Business Administration.

    Lifetime achievements

    President and CEO of Walmart Inc. According to the Fortune Global 500 list in 2018, Walmart is the world’s largest company by revenue: over USD $500 billion. It is also the largest private employer in the world with 2.2 million employees.

  • Ermirio Pereira de Moraes (Brazil)

    Graduated from TU

    Earned a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering.

    Lifetime achievements

    Co-owner of Vitorantim Group, one of Brazil’s largest privately held companies. According to Forbes, he has an estimated net worth of USD  $3.2 billion in December 2014.

  • Myles Monroe (Bahamas)

    Graduated from TU

    Graduated in 1980 with a master’s degree in administration.

    Lifetime achievements

    Founder and leader of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI) and Myles Munroe International (MMI). He was also CEO and Chairman of the Board of the International Third World Leaders Association and President of the International Leadership Training Institute.

  • S.E. Hinton (USA)

    Graduated from TU

    Graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in Education.

    Lifetime achievements

    Author of renowned books The Outsiders, That was Then… This is Now and Rumble Fish, all 3 of which were turned into feature films. She was given the Margaret Edwards Young Adult Author Achievement Award by the American Library Association in 1988.

  • Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui (UAE)

    Graduated from TU

    Graduated in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering.

    Lifetime achievements

    The Managing Director of International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC, and UAE Minister of Energy since 2013. Prior to his ministerial role, he was a Petroleum Engineer and worked for over a decade at ADNOC.

  • Tareq Al-Suwaidan (Kuwait)

    Graduated from TU

    Graduated in 1990 with a Master of Science and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering.

    Lifetime achievements

    A Kuwaiti writer, historian, businessman, and scholar. He is currently Chairman of the Gulf Innovation Group. Previously he held the position of General Manager of Al-Resalah TV (2006-2013). He is well known in the Middle East for his television appearances.

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