First Year Applicants

Application Process

Application Requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Official high school transcript – If you have a GED, you must submit an official record of your scores (not the diploma) and a final high school transcript from the last date attended.
  • SAT or ACT results (the writing component is not required); (SAT code: 6883; ACT code: 3444). Scores listed on an official high school transcript and unofficial scores in the form of a student report are accepted provided the student’s name, date of the test and all section scores are visible. The Office of Admission reserves the right to validate SAT and ACT results by requesting an official score report from the testing agency. Superscore will be used for admission and scholarship decisions. TU will accept scores from both the current SAT and the redesigned SAT.
  • School Report Form (Common App or TU School Report Form) – A direct link to the TU School Report Form will be emailed to the high school counselor upon submission of the application.
  • Materials can be mailed to The University of Tulsa Office of Admission, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104
  • A personal interview with an admission counselor and a high school counselor recommendation are strongly suggested.
  • Home school students should refer to the Home School Checklist for additional requirements.
  • Students who are Permanent Residents with Greencards must have their status documented. Please submit a scanned copy of both sides of your Permanent Resident “Greencard” to
  • Students who are 25 years of age or older are not required to submit an ACT or SAT score. However, the admission committee reserves the right to request additional testing if deemed necessary to the review process.

Application Deadlines

Early Action Admission:  All application materials must be submitted or postmarked by November 15.  Non-binding notifications of Early Action admission are mailed in mid-December.

Rolling Admission: Applications received after November 1 are reviewed as they are completed. Decision notifications for rolling admission applicants will commence mid-January and continue on an ongoing basis. The preferred date to submit an application for rolling admission is prior to January 15.

Academic Scholarships: Best consideration for scholarships is given to students who complete the application process by January 15. An additional scholarship application is not required. After that date, applicants will be considered for scholarships based on the availability of funding.

Admitted students have until May 1 to notify the University of their college decision.

Application Status

You will need your username and password that was emailed to you after you applied in order to check your application status.