The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring that the academic mission of the university is accomplished.
As chief academic officer of the university, the provost oversees Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, Collins College of Business, the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Oxley College of Health Sciences, the Graduate School, the College of Law and the following areas:
Accreditation & Assessment
The University of Tulsa has maintained accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission since 1929 while other entities of the university (programs, departments, schools, etc.) maintain accreditation through specialized agencies. In order to be accredited, an institution is required to assess current programs’ strengths and weaknesses against the criteria that comprise the institutional mission statement.
The Division of Continuing Education provides personal and professional education opportunities including non-credit public and customized in-company seminars, conferences, workshops, short courses and professional certificate programs.
The University of Tulsa encourages its students to acquire international and cross-cultural experience by offering international study opportunities.
The TU Global Scholars Program unites dedicated students representing every college to collaboratively study the challenges of modern globalization through an interdisciplinary program.
The university offers more than 40 master’s and doctoral programs in a variety of disciplines as well as accelerated master’s programs and joint degrees.
The Henneke Center for Academic Fulfillment serves to recognize and support TU’s educators in their accomplished teaching, dedicated advising and professional leadership.
The University of Tulsa Honors Program offers a unique opportunity for graduating high school seniors with exceptional academic records and a spirit of intellectual curiosity.
TU’s Kendall Hall houses northeastern Oklahoma’s NPR affiliate, Public Radio 89.5 FM KWGS, as well as Classical 88.7 FM KWTU.
Nationally Competitive Scholarships
The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships provides assistance to students who wish to apply for highly competitive national scholarships, awards and grants.
The Petroleum Abstracts service provides bibliography petroleum information products and services for the global petroleum exploration and production industry.
The Office of the Registrar maintains student academic records and certifies athletes’ eligibility.
Student Academic Support
The Center for Student Academic Support serves academic needs of students and promotes effective interaction between students and faculty/university personnel.
Teachers Institute for Tulsa (TIfT)
TIfT is an educational partnership between The University of Tulsa and Tulsa Public Schools that is based on the Yale National Model and the Teachers Institute Approach®. The Teachers Institute Approach® has been developed at Yale University during the past 40 years as a teacher professional development model aimed at strengthening teaching and learning in high-poverty public schools.
The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge program is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes undergraduate community involvement, research and leadership.
University School, located on The University of Tulsa campus, serves as a national model of excellence in pre-college education for students with high academic potential preschool through eighth grade.