Dates to Remember

    Early July
    Tulsa YOU application opens

    August 1
    Common Application opens

    October 1
    FAFSA opens

    October 15
    Students will begin receiving admission decisions in mid-October.

    November 1
    Application Fee Waiver Deadline

    November 15
    Application Priority Deadline

    December 1
    Students who submit their application by this date will receive an admission decision prior to the end of the year.

    January 15
    Priority Scholarship Application Deadline   
    Special Programs Application Deadline

    February 15
    Housing application opens

    May 1
    National Candidate's Decision Day

    August 13
    Provide Final High School Transcript Deadline

    New Student Orientation

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    Step One: Visit Tulsa

    • Explore campus with a student university ambassador 
    • Meet with a TU admission counselor
    • Visit with professors about curriculum and outcomes
    • Why Tulsa? Click here to find out!
    Use the button below to schedule a visit to TU's campus.

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      Step Two: Apply for Admission

      • Submit all transcripts. The school can send it directly to or send it through a secure website.
      • TU admits students based on a variety of factors and reviews each item carefully. This is known as a holistic admission process.
      • The admission application will be used to determine academic scholarship.. Best consideration for scholarships is given to students who complete the application process by January 15. After that date, applicants will be considered for scholarships based on the availability of funding. 
      Use the button below to learn more about the TU application process.

        Step Three: Apply for Financial Aid

        • Submit free FAFSA (opens October 1).
        • When applying, your student will need their SSN, your SSN, driver’s license number, tax returns, and identifying information (i.e., birthdate, address, etc.).
        • The FAFSA must be submitted every school year your student wants to be considered for federal student aid
        • Use the button below to learn more about the FAFSA application process.

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           Step Four: Apply for Special Programs

          • The Early Careers in Community Medicine (ECCM) program provides highly qualified undergraduate students at The University of Tulsa with a unique opportunity to pursue an early provisional acceptance into the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine program, leading to an M.D. degree.
          • Leadership TU is an education and development program created to assist current and emerging leaders in understanding the role leadership plays in long-term success. 
          • The TU Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious academic merit award given by the University. The award is based on a number of factors, including exceptional performance in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, grade point average and, demonstrated leadership and/or service.
          • The TU Honors Program - The TU Honors Program engages students who possess a spirit of intellectual curiosity in a lively and sustained conversation about the great ideas of the past and how they influence the present.
          • Presbyterian Leaders & Scholars Program - Presbyterian Leadership Scholars, through weekly luncheon meetings gather to pursue the knowledge and understanding of the Reformed life of faith as it challenges and encourages them to live out their calling (vocatio) in servant leadership.
          • The deadline to apply for TU's special programs is January 15. The application can be found here.
           Use the button below to learn more and apply for TU's Special Programs.


            Step Five: Admitted? Now what?

            • Financial Aid Offer Letters will go out late winter or early spring. Please review this statement carefully, and schedule a Financial Aid appointment with your student's admission counselor (appointments start in early spring)
            • Encourage your student to meet with a professor, connect with Career Development, and meet their Student Success Coach.
            • Explore housing options and submit a Housing Agreement (available early spring). The Housing Agreements and Exemption Application are both available under the "Agreements and Applications" tab in Housing Self-service. 
            Explore campus life using the button below.



              Step Six: Ready to Choose TU?

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