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Prepared. Practiced. Proven.

College of Law

3120 East 4th Place
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104

918-631-2406

The University of Tulsa College of Law delivers a superb doctrinal and experiential legal education to talented and engaged law students. Here, you can pursue your professional ambitions at a cost that is one of the most affordable among private law schools and competitive with top-tier public law schools.

TU Law is fully committed to you.

As you explore your options for a comprehensive legal education, we are glad you have discovered The University of Tulsa College of Law. Our goal is to provide you with a rock-solid foundation that allows you to draw upon your past and navigate your future in the legal world with knowledge and confidence.

Tuition, AID & Programming

  • $26,880/year for in-state, out-of-state and international students
  • Fall, spring and summer start options
  • Reduced-schedule option for those who desire to work and attend law school
  • Approximately 99% of students in TU Law’s most recent incoming class earned a scholarship, and 100% of upperclass students retained their scholarships.

Incoming Class Profile (2021)

  • Majors represented: 54
  • Undergraduate schools represented: 77
  • Average age: 26
  • Median UGPA: 3.38
  • Median LSAT: 154
  • Women: 49.5%, men: 49.5%, gender-nonconforming: 1%
  • Underrepresented: 32%
  • Nontraditional (age 26+): 36%
  • First-generation college: 23%
  • 22 states + 3 countries
  • Enrolled 1Ls: 140 (spring, summer & fall 2021)
  • 1L acceptance rate: 57%

Accolades

  • Bar passage within two years of graduation: 93.1%
  • Class of 2020 employment: 83.7% (full-time, long-term, bar license-required or JD advantage positions within 10 months of graduation)
  • Employment Honor Roll (preLaw 2020)

U.S. News & World Report ranks TU Law

  • #25 – Employment Rate, post 10 months
  • #56 – Average Law School Debt
  • #87 – Bar Passage

TU Law provides outstanding academic programs, committed faculty and exceptional clinical and externship opportunities. During your time as a JD student, you will also receive strong bar-preparation and professional development support. Recent graduates have secured positions with federal and state governments, public interest organizations, selective law firms and major corporations, including in the financial and energy sectors.

Exceptional Legal Education

At The University of Tulsa College of Law you will master a challenging curriculum while supported by faculty who take a personal interest in your success – during your studies and after you graduate. You will be able to shape your legal career according to your goals, enjoy a high quality of life in Tulsa and make enduring personal and professional relationships.

Experiential learning that propels legal careers

TU College of Law students have the opportunity to publish in three highly respected law journals to enhance their academic experience. Students work directly with editors and distinguished contributors nationwide.

Community, civility and dialogue are the core values of TU Law. We do our utmost to embrace, promote and protect them – in our classrooms, in our corridors and in all our dealings with each other. They are the foundation of our intellectually vibrant and thriving law school. We invite you to join us.

Robust externships offer world-class experiences

TU Law’s externships enable 2L and 3L students to join attorneys and judges in real-world practice for academic credit. Students and their supervisors collaborate to establish opportunities for meaningful work and valuable feedback.

About The University of Tulsa

Founded in 1894, TU is a private doctoral degree-granting, accredited, coeducational institution on a 230-acre urban campus. We are located two miles east of downtown Tulsa, where you will find vibrant dining, shopping and entertainment districts.

 

Amenities

  • 67,000-square-foot Collins Fitness Center
  • 77,000-square-foot Lorton Performance Center
  • Historic McFarlin Library (2 million volumes and titles)
  • 30,000-seat Chapman Stadium
  • 8,355-seat Donald W. Reynolds Center
  • TU-managed Gilcrease Museum
  • Henry Zarrow Center for Art & Education in the Tulsa Arts District
  • 17 Division 1 athletic programs in the American Athletic Conference

Recognition

  • Top private-ranked university in Oklahoma (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Top 200 Best College Values of 2019 (Kiplinger Personal Finance)
  • Included in Princeton Review’s 2021 edition of The Best 386 Colleges
  • Included in 2019 edition of Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges

Additional Amenities & Services

  • 10 on-campus dining options at the Student Union, across from the College of Law
  • On-campus Alexander Health Center (clinic)
  • On-campus university apartments
  • A diverse array of on-campus ministries and places of worship
  • True Blue Neighbors: Campus-wide community service organization
  • Convenient parking
  • 24-hour campus security
  • Esports & Gaming Lounge