University of Tulsa (Tulsa University)

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Tulsa University can be found in Tulsa, OK, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Tulsa has an enrollment of nearly four thousand students.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to University of Tulsa. A score within the range of 1090 to 1360 on the SAT exam, or 24 to 31 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Tulsa University average GPA (3.35 - 3.71) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Tulsa sends acceptance letters to approximately 40% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 24% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Tulsa University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Tulsa was reported as 35.8% in Fall 2020 with over 9,790 college applications submitted to University of Tulsa. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Tulsa University ACT Scores: 24 - 31
  • Tulsa University Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Tulsa?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to University of Tulsa is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Tulsa has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 37.0%
  • 2017-2018: 39.0%
  • 2018-2019: 40.8%
  • 2019-2020: 35.8%
  • Projected Tulsa University Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 35.3%

How Does Tulsa University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Tulsa is fifty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Oral Roberts University68.3%
Oklahoma Wesleyan University57.5%
Bacone College72.0%
John Brown University75.8%
Oklahoma Baptist University57.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tulsa University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 670
Math540 - 690
Total Score1090 - 1360
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 34
Math23 - 30
Composite Score24 - 31
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