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TU among world’s top 20 small universities for a second year

For the second year in a row, The University of Tulsa has been named among the top 20 best small universities in the world by London-based Times Higher Education. TU is one of only four universities listed from the United States.

The 2017 World’s Best Small Universities ranking, released March 7, features institutions with small campus environments where students are part of a close-knit community and interact regularly with peers and faculty. The 20 universities include student populations of less than 5,000 and offer a broad curriculum of arts and humanities, engineering and technology, medicine, life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences. The Times Higher Education list names universities from 12 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States.

“The University of Tulsa produces graduates who become global thought leaders in a diverse and open campus culture,” said President Gerry Clancy. “The TU student experience is built on academic pursuits and service initiatives that strengthen our dedication to humanity.

“We’re pleased to be recognized for the attributes that set TU apart and support our drive to be a force for good in the community and around the world.”

The University of Tulsa is a top 100 private national university with about 4,600 undergraduate and graduate students across five colleges. The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1, and students from 72 countries call TU home.

THE’s World University Rankings, founded in 2004, provide the definitive list of the world’s best universities, evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more. THE’s data is trusted by governments and universities and are a vital resource for students, helping them choose where to study.