Tulsa is home to 15 different higher education institutions. From large community colleges to small private universities, there are plenty of ways to hit the books in Tulsa.
Rogers State University
Rogers State University in Claremore is the Tulsa area’s only public four-year university. With about 3,000 students on its main campus, the university offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 15 areas and associate degrees in more than a dozen specialties.
Rogers State University has a radio station and the only university-run, full power public television station in the state.
University of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa, a private university affiliated with the Presbyterian church, is nationally ranked as one of the country’s best universities. It has been in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 national universities for the last nine years consecatively, and it was in the top 50 of the country’s private doctoral universities. The school offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and the university is known for having one of the world’s best petroleum engineering programs.
Tulsa is also home to Oral Roberts University, an interdenominational Charismatic Christian comprehensive university. More than 3,000 students attend the school founded by evangelist Oral Roberts, and it is the largest Charismatic Christian university in the world. Oral Roberts University made the Princeton Review’s Best in the West list.
Oklahoma’s largest two-year college is Tulsa Community College, and the school is ranked in the top three percent of U.S. community colleges for the number of associate degrees it awards. Serving about 30,000 students a semester, the college offers more than 200 choices of associate degrees and certificate of completion programs.
Learn more about public and private schools in Tulsa.