Your Impact - The University of Tulsa

Your Impact

For more than 125 years, The University of Tulsa has been shaped by the generosity of donors. We cherish this heritage and step boldly into a new era of growth and achievement thanks to the continued support of our alumni and community.

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Our Impact is Your Impact

  • 750+ first-year students in incoming class
  • 11:1 student to faculty ratio
  • 93% job and graduate program placement rate
  • 100% of students with need receive financial aid

2021-22 By the Numbers

“We focus on participation because college rankings organizations consider the percentage of alumni who give to their alma mater. TU already has the core strengths of a Top 75 university, so I am asking every member of the Golden Hurricane to help us close the final gap and break into that distinguished rankings tier. Thank you for your support and generous gifts of time, talent, and resources, including your loyal enthusiasm for The University of Tulsa.”   –  President Brad Carson

  • 15% alumni giving participation
  • 1500 first-time donors
  • $500K from gifts of $100 or less
  • $13.7M awarded in scholarships


Sean Alexander '97
Sean Alexander ’97Sean felt an immediate connection and fell in love with TU, then quickly got involved with Greek Life and helped launch a tech incubator in the Collins College of Business.
Dessie B. Nash '94
Dessie B. Nash ’94In college, Dessie went above and beyond in everything she did – leading several student organizations and serving as an orientation leader alongside her studies.
Amanda Aragon '09
Amanda Aragon ’09Amanda said yes to every opportunity that came her way at TU – thriving in the classroom, studying abroad, participating in Greek Life, and serving in student organizations.

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