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Why TU Law?

The University of Tulsa College of Law provides an academically rigorous, yet congenial atmosphere where students become practice-ready through participation in pro bono programs, award-winning law journals, student organizations, competitive moot court teams, a nationally recognized externship program, and an on-campus legal clinic. TU College of Law boasts a low student-to-professor ratio, offering students a highly personalized education and encouraging the development of strong professional networks.  Students also have access to one of the best professional development offices in the nation, whose graduate employment rates are consistently higher than the national average.


TU Law is proud to host an actively involved alumni community of more than 6,000, many of whom have developed highly distinguished careers as lawyers, judges, legislators, corporate counsel, and community leaders.  Alumni are involved with current students through a number of programs, including the mentoring program, providing internship and externship opportunities, and hosting on-campus lectures.

TU Law Advantages:

    • Top 100 Law School (US News & World Report, 2018 rankings)
    • Named a 2016 Best Law School (The Princeton Review, 2015)
    • #1 Best Value Private Law School (National Jurist, 2016)
    • #1 in the nation for graduate employment in firms size 2-100 (National Jurist, 2015)
    • Tulsa and TU Law named to ‘9 of the Cheapest Cities with the Highest-Ranked Law Schools’ list (, 2016)
    • Named a Best School for Bar Exam Preparation (National Jurist, 2016)
    • One of the lowest tuition rates among top 100 private law schools in the country
    • Scholarships up to full tuition
    • A low student-to-faculty ratio
    • Commitment to service through pro bono programs, student organizations, and a clinical education program
    • Guaranteed opportunities for practical experience beginning the first year
    • A professional development office committed to preparing graduates for success
    • An active alumni network that is involved in student and graduate success


Tulsa: A Thriving City

  • #1 Most Budget-Friendly Metro (Apartment Guide, 2014)
  • #2 Best City for First-Time Homebuyers (CBS News, 2016)
  • #7 Best City for Personal Income Growth (US Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2014)
  • #17 Top 20 Cities for Young Entrepreneurs (Forbes, 2017)
  • Top 10 Best Place to Live in Your 20s (Business Insider, 2015)
  • Top 10 Best City to Start a Career (WalletHub, 2015)
  • Top 10 City for Percent Increase in Millennial Population (Apartment List, 2016)
  • Top 20 Best City for Law School Graduates (GoodCall, 2016)
  • Cost of Living 12% Below National Average (Council for Community & Economic Research)
  • Per Capita Income 11.6% Above National Average (US Census)
  • Apartment Rates 32% Below National Average (Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce)
  • Energy Costs 21.9% Below National Average (Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce)



Fact Sheet 2016-2017
Dean’s Report 2015-2016
Sustainable Energy & Resources Law (SERL) book
Externships/Legal Clinic
TU/City of Tulsa sheet

Contact the Office of Admissions today for more information or to schedule a campus visit.