Transfer Admission

TU’s Transfer Philosophy

The University of Tulsa (TU) seeks to recruit and admit talented transfer students of diverse backgrounds and experiences and is dedicated to providing them collaborative and integrated learning experiences with clear curricular pathways to graduation.  By fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment, TU strives to intentionally connect transfer students to the university, its mission, and its values.  TU commits to supporting transfer students as they achieve their personal, academic, intellectual, and professional goals which prepares them to make positive contributions on campus, in the community, and the world.

How to Apply

  • OPTION 1: Complete The University of Tulsa Online Application

2020 TU Transfer Online App

  • OPTION 2: Complete and submit The Common Application

Common App

Application Requirements

Transfer students may apply for either fall or spring semester.

  • Application for admission
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended (transcripts must be mailed from the university attended directly to the Office of Admission, The University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104)
  • Official high school transcript for students who have fewer than 48 semester hours of college credit (and/or official GED scores, if applicable)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores for students who are under age 21 and have fewer than 30 semester hours of college credit (the writing component is not required)
  • A personal interview with an admission counselor is strongly recommended
  • Students that are Permanent Residents with Greencards must have their status documented.Please submit a scanned copy of both sides of your Permanent Resident “Greencard” to

Application Deadlines

TermBest ConsiderationApplication DeadlineNotification of Admission
FallMarch 15 (February 1 for music/theatre auditions)August 1*Rolling Admission
SpringOctober 1December 1*Rolling Admission
*All application documents, including transcripts, must be received by this date.

Transfer Credit

  • Credit earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities is generally transferable if a grade of C or better has been earned in the course and if The University of Tulsa offers a comparable course.
  • Courses taken pass/fail are not transferable unless a grade of C or better can be documented.
  • Faculty policy determines which courses are applicable towards a chosen major.
  • The last 45 hours of the degree program must be completed at TU.

General Transfer Credit Guidelines

Tulsa Community College Transfer Guides

Download the general transfer guidelines from Tulsa Community College:

Application Status

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