University of Tulsa College of Law

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University of Tulsa College of Law is a private law school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Dean of the College of Law is currently Robert Butkin, formerly the State Treasurer of Oklahoma. The University of Tulsa College of Law was founded by local attorneys in 1923. It was originally known as the Tulsa Law School and was not affiliated with the University of Tulsa. The College of Law offers Juris Doctor programs for full-time and part-time students. Tulsa College of Law also grants the degree of Master of Laws, or LLM in the areas of Native American Law and International Law for foreign students. Additionally, the law school offers students the ability to obtain joint JD/MA degrees in a variety of fields including, history, English, psychology, as well as a joint JD/MBA and joint JD/MS in geosciences and biological sciences.

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Tulsa Law School Admissions

Tulsa Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 38% of its applicants. Comparatively, Tulsa is Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2027 661 245 (37.07%) 86 (13.0%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.98 3.31 3.57
LSAT 151 154 156

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $35,529 $35,529
Part Time N/A N/A

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $15,584
  • Living off-campus: $18,060
  • Living at home: $7,218

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: 02/01
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: $30

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Tulsa Law School Community

Tulsa Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Tulsa is Below Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 20
  • Part Time: 16


  • # Female Faculty: 19
  • # Minority Faculty: 4


13.1 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: Yes
  • Graduate Housing: Yes
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Tulsa Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Tulsa Law School 1L section size is 9% smaller than law schools in Oklahoma and 62% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Tulsa Law School: 90
Oklahoma Average: 98
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 223
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 32

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 94
  • Law Journals: 122
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 3.5%
  • Second Year: 3.6%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Tulsa Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Tulsa Law School class of 2022 had an employment rate of 95% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2022, 79.4%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 59.0%
  • Business: 22.0%
  • Government: 9.0%
  • Public Interest: 9.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Oklahoma: 64%
  • Texas: 13%
  • California: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 79.4%
  • First Time Takers: 92
  • Average School: 90.4%
  • Average State: 84.1%
  • Pass Difference: 6.4%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Oklahoma: 84.1%
  • Passed: 66 of 73 (90.4%)
  • State Average: 84.1%
  • Difference: 6.4%