Mission - College of Law



The University of Tulsa College of Law occupies an integral and dynamic position within a forward-thinking, private, doctoral-degree-granting University and plays a vital role in its partnerships with the community, the bench and bar, industry, tribal nations, and national and international scholarly communities.

Mission Statement

The University of Tulsa College of Law prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in legal and related professions through an intellectually rigorous program that promotes the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, professional ethics and responsibility, and commitment to justice.

The College of Law achieves its mission by providing its students with the education and training essential for attaining:

  • Knowledge of substantive and procedural law necessary for effective and responsible participation in the legal profession and related professions and industries;
  • Competency in legal analysis, reasoning and problem solving;
  • Competency in written and oral communication with members of the legal and related professions as well as the public;
  • Competency in the professional skills lawyers need to meet their responsibilities;
  • Commitment to professionalism and ethics.