dcsimg

Colleges in Tulsa: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

There are five colleges and universities in Tulsa, one of which earned a place on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings. Students attending colleges in Tulsa can take part in popular events such as Oktoberfest, food festivals, and the Center of the Universe music festival.

Tulsa Community College Concurrent Enrollment gives students an opportunity to earn college credit while meeting high school graduation requirements.

Fun Facts about Trade and Technical Schools in Tulsa

One of the Tulsa colleges, Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, was founded in 1928 by W.G. Skelly who foresaw the future of air transportation and the need for skilled aircraft technicians and pilots. The school's most popular certificate programs are instrumentation technology and quality control technology.

Tulsa Technology Center trains students and awards certificates in a wide variety of fields, including health sciences, aerospace, pre-engineering, automotive, and information technology.

Fun Facts about Tulsa Colleges and Universities

The University of Tulsa offers a variety of degree programs — and some time-honored campus traditions, not all of them serious. Every spring for over 50 years, the residents of John Mabee Hall, aka "The John," have organized the Toilet Bowl flag football game.

Oral Roberts University is one of the largest, Christian liberal arts universities in the world, with students from over 100 countries. This highly ranked school has produced notable alums such as Daniel Amen, Kathy Lee Gifford, and Joel Osteen.

Graduate Schools in Tulsa

The University of Tulsa offers a wide array of graduate degree programs. The most popular are law, business administration, petroleum engineering, and energy management and systems technology.

Oral Roberts University offers graduate degree programs in business administration, school administration, professional counseling, theology and ministry.

To learn more about higher education in the state, see the extensive list of Oklahoma Colleges.

Sources:

  • U.S. News Best Places to Live https://realestate.usnews.com/places/oklahoma/tulsa, accessed October 2018
  • National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/, accessed October 2018
  • Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology https://www.spartan.edu/, accessed October 2018
  • Tulsa Technology Center https://tulsatech.edu/, accessed October 2018
  • University of Tulsa https://utulsa.edu/, accessed October 2018
  • Oral Roberts University https://www.oru.edu/, accessed October 2018
  • https://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/god-and-country/2009/12/15/notable-alums-of-oral-roberts-university-whose-founder-has-died, accessed October 2018

Education Institutes in Tulsa
Total Number of Educational Institutes
26
Total Enrollment in all institutes
34,793
Number of Public Educational Institutes
6
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
14
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
6
Graduation Rate
8.95%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
711
On Campus and Online Programs in Tulsa
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering both
26
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.
Colleges and Universities in Tulsa
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences926Four or more yearsN/A8
Oral Roberts University3,852Four or more years24,750168
Tulsa Technology Center-Peoria CampusN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/AN/A
Tulsa Community College17,135At least 2 but less than 4 years2,32796
University of Tulsa4,563Four or more years38,306151
Tulsa Technology Center-Lemley CampusN/AAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/AN/A
Tulsa Technology Center-Riverside CampusN/AAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/AN/A
CC's Cosmetology CollegeN/ALess than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Phillips Theological Seminary91Four or more yearsN/A4
Technical Institute of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences16Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
Community Care College614At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A22
Broken Arrow Beauty College-Tulsa72Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
American Institute of Medical Technology96Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
Clary Sage College394At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A15
National American University-Tulsa170Four or more years12,96024
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
Study Online in Tulsa