University of Tulsa Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

The University of Tulsa was founded in 1882 by the Presbyterian Church as a private school known as the Presbyterian School for Indian Girls. The school was later renamed Henry Kendall College in honor of Reverend Henry Kendall, who had been instrumental in its founding. In 1907, the school moved to its current location and changed its name to the University of Tulsa. In 1919, the university became a private institution and began offering graduate degrees. Throughout its history, the university has emphasized service to others through education and research. Today, the university has an enrollment of nearly 4,000 students from all over the world and offers more than 100 undergraduate programs, more than 70 master’s programs and 11 doctoral programs. The university is also home to several research centers including one that focuses on energy technologies and another that focuses on global health issues. In addition to classroom-based learning, students at University of Tulsa have access to study abroad opportunities in over 30 countries around the world as well as internship opportunities with businesses both locally and internationally. The university also boasts several award-winning student organizations including its award-winning debate team which has won numerous national championships throughout its history. Check definitionexplorer for information about GMAT and GRE.

University of Tulsa, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of University of Tulsa. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about University of Tulsa, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

The University of Tulsa is a private, non-profit university located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was founded in 1894 and has an enrollment of over 3,000 students. The university has an acceptance rate of 47%, which means that only 47% of applicants are accepted into the school each year. The average GPA for incoming freshmen is 3.43 and the average ACT score is 24. The middle 50% range for SAT scores falls between 1140 and 1330. Ninety-two percent of enrolled students receive some form of financial aid from the university, with an average award amount of $19,846 per student. Furthermore, ninety-eight percent of admitted students graduate within six years, which is significantly higher than the national average graduation rate. The University of Tulsa also boasts a diverse student body with students from all fifty states and over sixty countries represented on campus.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity most selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 39%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 39%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 5,737
Female applicants 3,047
Male applicants 2,690
Applicants accepted 2,244
Female applicants accepted 1,087
Male applicants accepted 1,157
Freshman enrollment 671
Female freshman enrollment 296
Male freshman enrollment 375
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 285
Students accepting place on wait list 285
Students accepted from wait list 176

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 86%
Average high school GPA 3.8
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.5-4

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 32%
SAT Critical Reading average score 630
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 560-700
SAT Math average score 640
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 570-700
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 67%
Average ACT Composite score 29
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 26-32
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 26-34
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 25-32