TU Fast Facts - The University of Tulsa

TU Fast Facts

Institution name

The University of Tulsa

Location

Tulsa, Oklahoma (MSA pop. 1.1M)

Founded

1894

Institution type

Private, doctoral degree-granting, accredited, coeducational

Affiliation

Nondenominational

Enrollment

3,961 (2,929 undergraduate and 1,032 graduate) in 2020-21

Programs

67 undergraduate, 47 graduate, 10 doctoral

Average class size

20

Student/faculty ratio

9 to 1

Full-time faculty

310

Endowed chairs and/or professorships

42

TU Presidential Scholars

271

Undergraduate male/female ratio

53% males to 47% females

Students from multicultural/international backgrounds

Multicultural, 32%

International, 11%

Students receiving some type of financial aid

94%

Competitive scholarships

  • 66 Goldwater Scholarships
  • 71 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
  • 25 Fulbright Grants
  • 9 Department of Defense Fellowships
  • 12 Truman Scholarships
  • 9 Morris K. Udall Scholarships
  • 11 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowships
  • 5 British Marshall Scholarships
  • 36 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships
  • 3 USA Today All-Stars
  • 2 James Madison Fellowships
  • 3 Rhodes Scholarships and 9 finalists
  • 2 Fulbright Canada-MITACS Globalink Research Internships
  • 1 Freeman-ASIA Award

Community service 2019-20

  • 76,117 hours
  • $1.8 million – monetary value of time TU students and employees volunteered to the greater 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:

  • 991,000 volumes
  • 682,157 titles
  • 450,000 e-books
  • 54,000 electronic periodicals
  • 9,900 videos
  • 11,900 recordings