First Year Applicants - Office of Admission

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.
    The University of Tulsa is extending the standardized test score requirement suspension to students applying for Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 freshman admission. Students wishing to submit a score are welcome to do so.
    The University of Tulsa will continue to take a holistic approach when reviewing applicants for admission and evaluate all application materials including grade point average, test score if available, high school curriculum and rigor, potential for leadership, and involvement within the high school and community to determine if a candidate is the right fit for TU.
  • A School Report Form and/or a counselor recommendation are recommended, but not required.
  • Materials can be mailed to The University of Tulsa Office of Admission, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104
  • A Talk with Tulsa appointment with an admission counselor is strongly suggested, but not required.
  • Home school students should refer to the Home School Checklist for additional requirements.
  • Students who are Permanent Residents with green cards must have their status documented. Please submit a scanned copy of both sides of your Permanent Resident “green card” to
  • Students who are 21 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

Rolling Admission: Applications are reviewed as they are received. 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.

National Candidate’s Reply Date: Admitted students should notify the schools to which they have been accepted of their college decision by May 1.