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University of Tulsa

University of Tulsa

University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa (TU) is a private university awarding bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. It is currently ranked 93rd among doctoral degree granting universities in the nation by US News and World Report and is listed as one of the “Best 366 Colleges” by the Princeton Review. The university is historically affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA.

The University of Tulsa is noted for having one of the world’s premier programs in petroleum engineering, and has distinguished programs in English, computer science, natural sciences, Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and several engineering disciplines. The university also maintains a school of law, which is one of the few to specialize in Native American legal issues. The University of Tulsa College of Law Review ranks in the top 15% of most cited legal periodicals as ranked by Washington and Lee University. In its focus on energy, the University of Tulsa maintains both the National Energy Policy Institute and the National Energy-Environment Law and Policy Institute.

The University has a strong undergraduate research program, evidenced by 44 students receiving Goldwater Scholarships since 1995. The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) allows undergraduates to conduct advanced research with the guidance of top TU professors.

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University of Tulsa Tuition and Fees

Graduate School Tuition for 2010-2011 Academic Year:

Per credit hour (including audit courses): $939


Application Fee (nonrefundable):

$40 (not applicable to applicants graduating from or who have graduated from The University of Tulsa or McNair Scholars).

Student Association Fee:

1 to 9 credit hours: $4.00 per credit hour
10 or more credit hours: $40.00

Community Fee:

$75.00 per semester (Fall and Spring)

Dissertation and Thesis Fees:

Binding (3 required copies): $39.00
Binding (per additional copy): $13.00
Microfilming (required for doctoral candidate): $65.00
Copyright: $65.00

International Student Services Fees (nonrefundable):

$150.00 per semester (Fall and Spring)

International Student Tuition, Fees and Living Expenses: $29,792

Tuition and Fees

Tuition (Fall and Spring): $16,902
Fall and Spring International Student Fees: $300
Health Insurance: $950
Student Association Fee: $72
Total Tuition and Fees $18,224

Estimated Living Expenses

Books: $1,300
Housing (on campus): $5,060
Food: $4,008
Personal Expenses: $1,200
Total Living Expenses $11,568
Total Tuition, Fees, and Living Expenses $29,792

Schools and Colleges of University of Tulsa

Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences provides its students with a broad foundation of study in the fine and performing arts, humanities, and social sciences. And the college offers more than 25 major areas of study in disciplines as diverse as the fine arts, communication, computer science, languages, and psychology.

You will gain a solid foundation by participating in the college’s nationally recognized Tulsa Curriculum, which will engage you in significant books and ideas of Western and other cultures, and — by emphasizing critical thinking and clear writing — enable you to analyze what you study and to communicate your own ideas more effectively.

College of Engineering & Natural Sciences

The curriculum in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences at The University of Tulsa encourages the development of problem-solving skills that require imagination and ingenuity.

A distinguishing characteristic of the academic program in our college is the small student-teacher ratio of eleven-to-one. This ensures that all classes are offered as needed and are taught by faculty, not by graduate students. Individual student instructional needs are recognized and addressed, and meaningful research participation with professors becomes an integral component of the overall learning experience.

Collins College of Business

Collins College of Business focuses on flexible programs, which meet the needs of its students, while providing graduates who meet the needs of the business and health care communities.

To provide its students with an environment that encourages personal success, the college strives to maintain low student-to-faculty ratios in its classes and of course, classes taught by full-time college faculty. The college has put a greater emphasis on faculty advising, so guidance begins right at the freshman level and continues as the student progresses.

Graduate School

The University of Tulsa is Oklahoma’s oldest private university and one of the premier academic institutions in the Southwest. TU’s Graduate School offers programs in more than 25 disciplines to 750 graduate students. Tuition for the 2008-2009 academic year is $856 per credit hour for new graduate students and $817 per credit hour for continuing graduate students.

College of Law

The University of Tulsa College of Law values its position within an excellent, private, doctoral-degree-granting university, and its partnerships with the community, the bench and bar, tribal nations and foreign institutions.

The University of Tulsa College of Law prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in the legal profession through an intellectually rigorous program that promotes these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, professionalism, and commitment to humanity.

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