Online Application for US Citizens

If you are ready to proceed with applying to The University of Tulsa Graduate School, you may:

  1. Apply Online - The online Application is fast and easy to complete.
  2. Download a printable PDF Application - Simply download the application, print it, fill it out, and mail it in. Requires the free Acrobat Reader plug-in.
  3. Request a paper application be mailed to you - Simply fill out the following form and we'll mail an Application to you right away.

Application Instructions and Required Information

Degree Seeking Students

Please read the following information about applying electronically carefully before proceeding with the electronic application.

If you apply using the Graduate School online application, the online application must be completed in its entirety before electronic submission, including the written statement regarding your academic and career goals.

Your application will not be considered complete until all the following items have been received:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Official test scores sent directly from the testing agency
  • $55 application fee

Please mail these items to:

The University of Tulsa Graduate School
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104.

Your application must be complete before it will be processed.

General Application Information for US Citizens

TRANSCRIPTS. Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities are required. The Registrar's Office from each college or university should send the transcript directly to The University of Tulsa Graduate School.

TEST SCORES. Applicants to graduate programs in business must submit satisfactory scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Applicants to all other graduate programs must submit satisfactory scores on the general test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Official score reports must be sent directly from the testing agency. Official admission cannot be granted until official score reports are received.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION. Three letters of recommendation are required for admission. Please have the recommenders submit a recommendation on their official letterhead. Recommendations should be sent directly to the Graduate School.

APPLICATION FEE. Applicants are required to submit a nonrefundable $55 application fee, unless the applicant has graduated from The University of Tulsa or is a participant in the McNair Scholars Program. The application fee may be paid by check, or by credit card. You can pay your application fee using a credit card by calling the TU Business Office at (918) 631-2208, or 631-2600 with your credit card information.

You can also use the University's secure online payment system at: When using the online payment form, check the Application Fee box in the "Apply payment to" section.


Non-degree Seeking Students

Students who have completed a bachelors degree may apply for admission to the Graduate School as special non-degree seeking students, for general course work or transfer credit. Special students are required to submit the following materials:

  • A completed application for admission
  • A final degree transcript from the college or university where they received their most recent degree
  • $55 application fee

Non-degree seeking students are not required to submit three letters of recommendation or official test scores (except for GMAT scores for those students seeking non-degree status in the College of Business Administration) at time of application as a non-degree seeking student.

Non-degree seeking students who subsequently apply to a degree program must meet all application requirements outlined above for degree-seeking students.