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UTulsa celebrates outstanding class of 2024

President Carson

More than 1,000 students are celebrating degree completion at The University of Tulsa. Graduation ceremonies were held Friday evening and Saturday morning for Kendall College of Arts & Sciences, Oxley College of Health & Natural Sciences, Collins College of Business, College of Engineering & Computer Science, College of Law, and Graduate School.

The UTulsa class of 2023-24 includes 539 bachelor’s degrees, 274 master’s degrees, 72 doctoral degrees, 92 law degrees, and 42 doctor of nurse practitioner degrees. The majority of the students have already accepted excellent job offers at Fortune 100 companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, Walmart, ExxonMobil, Chevron, Walgreens, and ConocoPhillips.

More graduates also have been accepted into prestigious graduate programs and medical schools at Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, and Washington University in St. Louis.

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In his address to graduates, UTulsa President Brad R. Carson acknowledged the university’s 130-year history and reiterated the line from the alma mater, “Loyal, Always True.” He encouraged them to be true to their purpose and values, loyal to continued learning, true to others through citizenship and service, and loyal to those following in their footsteps.

Thomas Porter and Jennifer Fierro

“The University of Tulsa has a long history of producing leaders, innovators, and changemakers. Today, you join their ranks,” said Alumni Association President Thomas Porter (BSBA ’14). “Stay engaged and connected. You carry the hopes and dreams of all those who came before you.”

Student Government Association President Jennifer Fierro delivered parts of her commencement address in both English and Spanish and  “As we embark on the next chapter, let’s enjoy the highs, the lows, and everything in between. … Dream big because our potential knows no bounds.”


The University of Tulsa is located on a 200-acre residential campus along historic Route 66 just two miles from downtown Tulsa. UTulsa welcomed more National Merit scholars per capita than any university in the country in fall 2023. The University of Tulsa received a perfect score from Money Magazine for Best Colleges in America and was recently ranked No. 20 among U.S. universities that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math by Forbes Magazine. UTulsa is in elite company nationwide for graduation and placement rates, cost of attendance, financial aid and alumni salaries. To learn more, visit utulsa.edu.