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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHigher Education (University +) · 1 decade ago

I want to know what the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma, is like.?

A representitive from this university came to our school, and explained to us what opportunities were available there for IB students. I am very interested in this university now. But, i want to know what the i guess, culture is like. Is it cold or hot, is it a diverse university, is there racism, is the food good, are the dorms nice. et cetera :D.

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    1 decade ago
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    General Information

    Private institution

    Year founded:1894

    Religious affiliation:Presbyterian

    Academic calendar:Semester

    Undergraduate student body:2,796

    Setting:Urban

    Endowment:$770,495,777

    Fall 2007 Admissions

    Application deadline:Rolling

    Application fee:$35

    Selectivity:More selective

    U.S. News Ranking

    U.S. News ranking: National Universities, 88

    Expenses

    Tuition and fees:$20,738

    Room/board:$7,052

    Services

    Student Services

    Basic services offered:nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

    Remedial learning services offered:N/A

    Counseling services offered:minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

    Career Center

    Career services include:co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

    Graduates who enter job market in field related to major:

    Within six months of graduation:80%

    Within one year of graduation:N/A

    Within two years of graduation:N/A

    Firms that most frequently hire graduates:British Petroleum, Exxon Mobil, Chevron/Texaco, CITGO, Conoco/Phillips, Shell, Bank of Oklahoma, Boeing, Hilti, Alltel, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Adnoc Petroleum, Department of Defense, Delphi Catalyst, Hillcrest Medical Center, Naval Research Lab, National Security Administration, Saudi Aramco, Abu Dabi National Oil Company, Sonangol, St.John's Medical Center

    Library

    School has a library on campus?Yes

    School is a member of library consortia?Yes

    Number of books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents:1,051,430

    Number of current serial subscriptions:27,604

    Number of microforms:3,348,490

    Number of audiovisual materials:17,074

    Number of E-books:97,864

    Additional library facilities:More than 110,000 rare books and 3,500 linear feet of literary and historical manuscripts are shelved in Special Collections. These growing collections, focused on American, British, and Irish literature of the late 19th and 20th centuries and on Native American history and law, have achieved an international reputation in the scholarly community.

    Museums or special academic buildings on campus:Biotechnology Institute, Center for Communicative Disorders, Communication Lab, and several multimedia boardroom style classrooms

    Computer Resources

    Students required to take a computer course?No

    Students required to lease/own a computer?No

    Number of computers available to all students:792

    Internet access available to all students?Yes

    E-mail accounts available to all students?Yes

    Computers available for student use in:computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

    Number of open, wired network connections available to students:

    In the library (excluding computer labs):12

    In classrooms:N/A

    In computer labs:N/A

    Elsewhere in the school/university:N/A

    Does the school have a wireless network?Yes

    Areas where wireless network is available:Areas where wireless network is available:

    in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

    Total approximate number of simultaneous users that can be accomodated by the wireless network: 1,300

    Recommended computer operating system on campus:Microsoft Windows

    Percentage of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing units wired for high-speed Internet access:100%

    Student webpages permitted?Yes

    Is online registration for classes available?Yes

    Campus Safety

    Campus safety and security services offered:24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

    Campus Life

    QuickFacts

    Percentage of undergrads living in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing:64%

    Percentage of male undergrad students in fraternities:21%

    Percentage of female undergrad students in sororities:23%

    Average percentage of students on campus during weekends95%

    Campus Housing

    Does the school offer housing to students?Yes

    Students living in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing:64%

    Campus housing available for all unmarried students regardless of year?Yes

    Does school provide assistance in finding off-campus housing if on-campus housing is not available?Yes

    Types of campus housing available:coed dorms (24%), women's dorms (11%), men's dorms (21%), sorority housing (8%), fraternity housing (4%), apartments for married students (10%), apartment for single students (21%), other housing options (1%)

    Percentage of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing units that are:

    Singles:8%

    Doubles:55%

    Triples/Suites:N/A

    Apartments:37%

    Other:N/A

    Number of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing buildings:52

    Percentage of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing buildings equipped with:

    -Sprinkler system:63%

    -Fire alarms:67%

    Percentage of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing units wired for high-speed Internet access:100%

    Campus size:200 acres

    Average percentage of students on campus during weekends:95%

    Transportation

    Nearest airport location(s) (miles): Tulsa, Oklahoma (5), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (100)

    Nearest passenger train station (miles):Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (100)

    Nearest bus station (miles):Tulsa, Oklahoma (1)

    Public transportation serves campus?Yes

    Are all students permitted to have cars on campus?Yes

    Students who have cars on campus60%

    Student Employment

    School employment is available?Yes

    Percent of undergraduates working on campus during 2005-2006 academic year:16%

    Average amount undergraduates may expect to earn per year from part-time on-campus work:$4,500

    Are freshmen discouraged from working during their first term?No

    Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

    Army ROTC:Not offered

    Navy ROTC:Not offered

    Air Force ROTC:Offered at cooperating institution (Oklahoma State University)

    Regulations

    Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age?Yes

    Additional Policies:class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other

    Campus Events

    Most popular cultural and campus events:

    (Data appear as originally submitted by this school)

    Jazzfest, Greek Week, Folklorico, ResWeek, Springfest, Basketball games, various concerts

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  • 3 years ago

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