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Accelerated Degrees

An accelerated degree is an excellent opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree and a Juris Doctor from TU in less time than it would take to pursue each degree separately. Candidates who meet the criteria are invited to consider this unique opportunity.

Arts & Sciences + JD Accelerated Degree Program

Through a collaborative program with the College of Law and the College of Arts and Sciences, selected students can complete their undergraduate degree and a JD in six years. At the end of their second semester in Law School and the completion of 124 applicable semester hours, students in the program will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree.

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences are eligible to apply for admission to the accelerated law program in their third year of undergraduate study at The University of Tulsa. Admission is highly selective.

Read more about the Arts and Sciences Accelerated Law Program.


For more information about this program, contact April Fox, Associate Dean and Director of Admissions, TU College of Law, at april-fox@utulsa,edu, or Teresa Reed, Associate Dean, TU College of Arts and Sciences, at teresa-reed@utulsa.edu.

Business + JD Accelerated Degree Program

Through a collaborative program with the College of Law, selected students at the TU Collins College of Business can complete their undergraduate degree and a JD in six years.  At the end of their first year in law school and the completion of 125 applicable semester hours, students in the program will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree with a major in Business and Law.

Students in the Collins College of Business are eligible to apply for admission to the Business + JD Accelerated Law Program in the fall of their third year (junior year) at The University of Tulsa. The College of Law Admission Committee may select a maximum of fifteen students per year for the Accelerated Law Program. Admission is highly selective.

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For more information about this program, contact April Fox, Associate Dean and Director of Admissions, TU College of Law, at april-fox@utulsa.edu, or Ralph Jackson, Associate Dean, TU Collins College of Business, at ralph-jackson@utulsa.edu.


OSU Undergraduate + JD Program

The OSU Undergraduate + JD Accelerated Degree Program is an excellent opportunity for motivated students who want to simultaneously earn both their undergraduate degree form OSU and a law degree from TU in less time than it would take to pursue each degree separately.

Through a collaborative program with Oklahoma State University and The University of Tulsa College of Law, selected students can complete their undergraduate degree and a JD in six years. At the end of their first year in law school and the completion of all required applicable semester hours, students in the program will be awarded a Bachelors degree from OSU. At the conclusion of 88 hours of law coursework, selected students will earn a JD from TU College of Law.

Students are eligible to apply for admission to the Accelerated Law program in the fall of their third year at OSU. Admission is highly selective.

Read more about the program


For more information, contact April Fox, Associate Dean, Director of Admissions, TU College of Law, at april-fox@utulsa.edu or Keely A. James, Assistant Director and Prelaw Advisor, Arts and Sciences Student Academic Services, Oklahoma State University, at keely.james@okstate.edu.