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Mackenzie Payton

Mackenzie Payton
Regional Representative





  • New Mexico
  • Central Texas
  • West Texas



As a Regional Representative based in Austin, I work with prospective students and families from Central and West Texas, New Mexico.  I joined the The University of Tulsa (TU) Office of Admission in July 2017 and am excited to help you and your family as you consider our school among your college options. I began my career in admissions at a Houston high school and have worked in undergraduate admissions since 2013.

I believe TU presents a highly personalized undergraduate experience. Our students live in the heart of Tulsa – a young and exciting city with so much for college students to do and see, are inspired by a breathtaking residential campus and are taught by faculty who enjoy mentoring and teaching undergraduate students . From undergraduate research, student support, to service opportunities; TU inspires students to learn and grow!

The community here is truly one of a kind, and the student-centric environment helps prepare students for their future. I know first hand what it is like to consider leaving home and go far away for college, and I look forward to help you discover all the opportunities for you here at TU!



  • Member of NACAC (National Association for College Admissions Counselors)
  • Member of TACAC (Texas Association for College Admission Counselors)
  • Member of ARC (Austin Regional Counselors)
  • TACAC Executive Board Member, Communications Chair