Our Mission - The University of Tulsa

Our Mission

The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The university achieves its mission by educating men and women of diverse backgrounds and cultures to:

  • become literate in the sciences, humanities and arts
  • think critically and write and speak clearly
  • succeed in their professions and careers
  • behave ethically in all aspects of their lives
  • welcome the responsibility of citizenship, service and leadership in a changing world
  • acquire the skills and appetite for lifelong learning