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TU Fast Facts

Institution Name

The University of Tulsa

Location

Tulsa, Oklahoma (pop. 961,561)

Founded

1894

Institution Type

Private, doctoral degree granting, accredited, coeducational

Affiliation

Nondenominational

Enrollment

4,563 (3,406 undergraduate, 1,157 graduate and law) in 2016-17

Programs

67 undergraduate, 47 graduate, 16 doctoral

Average class size

22

Student/faculty ratio

11 to 1

Full-time faculty

334

Endowed chairs and/or professorships

42

TU Presidential Scholars

271

Undergraduate Male/Female Ratio

56% males to 44% females

Students from multicultural/ international backgrounds

Multicultural, 18%

International, 26%

Students receiving some type of financial aid

94%

Competitive Scholarships

  • 62 Goldwater Scholarships
  • 67 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
  • 22 Fulbright Grants
  • 9 Department of Defense Fellowships
  • 11 Truman Scholarships
  • 9 Morris K. Udall Scholarships
  • 11 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships
  • 5 British Marshall Scholarships
  • 11 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships
  • 3 USA Today All Stars
  • 2 James Madison Fellowships
  • 3 Rhodes Scholarships and 9 finalists

Community Service 2014-15

  • 2,991 volunteers
  • 70,000+ hours
  • $1.6 million – monetary value of time TU students and employees volunteered to the Tulsa Community

Athletics

Division I – 17 men’s and women’s teams

Conference

American Athletic Conference

Nickname

Golden Hurricane

Colors

Old Gold, Royal Blue, Crimson

Library Information

McFarlin Library and Mabee Legal Information Center house more than 4 million items.

McFarlin holdings include more than:

  • 920,000 volumes
  • 620,000 titles
  • 120,000 e-books
  • 40,000 electronic periodicals
  • 7,500 videos
  • 10,000 recordings