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First Year Applicants

Application Process


  • 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); Both official and self-reported scores are accepted. Superscore will be used for admission and scholarship decisions. (SAT code: 6883; ACT code: 3444). 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 School Report Form will be emailed to the high school counselor upon submission of the application.
  • Non-refundable $50 application fee
  • 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.


Early Action Admission:  All application materials must be submitted or postmarked by Wednesday, November 1.  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.

Check your application status here

Application Gateway – You will need your username and password that was emailed to you after you applied.