Special Programs - The University of Tulsa

Special Programs

The TU Special Programs application serves as the application for several interdisciplinary programs. Each program has independent requirements, a separate admission committee, and may be looking for different types of students. Within a few days after you submit your application for admission, we’ll email login credentials to you to access the Special Programs Application. The Special Programs Application will open in October. The TU Special Programs Application deadline is February 1.

Early Careers in Community Medicine

The Early Careers in Community Medicine (ECCM) program provides highly qualified undergraduate students at The University of Tulsa with a unique opportunity to pursue an early provisional acceptance into the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine program, leading to an M.D. degree.

Honors Program

The TU Honors Program engages students who possess a spirit of intellectual curiosity in a lively and sustained conversation about the great ideas of the past and how they influence the present.

Jumpstart TU

JumpstartTU is a one-week international experience designed to serve as an introduction to the University of Tulsa’s (TU) academic and campus life through a transformative, intensive experience in Panama.


JOLT highlights the exponential changes impacting rapidly developing industries – such as health care, artificial intelligence, gene editing, media, finance, energy and more – and equips students to become innovative problem-solvers.

Leadership TU

Leadership TU is an education and development program to assist current and emerging leaders understand the role leadership plays in long-term success. It is designed to foster dialogue and build community among past, current and future participants by encouraging engagement in projects facilitating personal/professional growth and community betterment.

Presbyterian Leaders and Scholars

Presbyterian Leadership Scholars, through weekly luncheon meetings gather to pursue the knowledge and understanding of the Reformed life of faith as it challenges and encourages them to live out their calling (vocatio) in servant leadership.


Other Opportunities

Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge

The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) is an innovative program that enables undergraduates to take challenging courses and conduct advanced research with the guidance of top TU professors.

TU Scholars

The TU Scholar experience prepares students for a broad range of careers and develops the cognitive flexibility required to adapt to a changing global environment.

Air Force ROTC Program

Eligible full-time students at The University of Tulsa may participate in Oklahoma State University Air Force ROTC.