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Admission at The University of Tulsa

Leading the future in your field begins with your application to The University of Tulsa. Please refer to the admission requirements below for undergraduate and graduate online programs at TU.

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Application Process

The University of Tulsa is home to ambitious learners of diverse backgrounds and experiences who seek impactful roles as leaders and innovators.

Are you eager to experience transformative online education at TU? Here’s the process you can expect when applying to our programs.

  1. Complete the short form on the Apply Now page to initiate the application process.

  2. Create your account and begin your application for admission.

  3. Upload unofficial transcripts for preliminary credit review by the registrar. Undergraduate applicants must provide transcripts from all institutions attended in order to be eligible for admission. Graduate applicants are required to submit transcripts from the institution that awarded their bachelor’s degree.

  4. Request official transcripts for final credit review:

    • Electronic transcripts: onlinetranscripts@utulsa.edu

    • Paper transcripts:

      The University of Tulsa
      Attn: Registrar’s Office
      800 S. Tucker Dr.
      Tulsa, OK 74104


    Note: Please allow 48 business hours for the registrar to finalize review of official transcripts.


  5. Once you submit your completed application with all required materials, you can expect a response by email within 48-72 hours.

M.S. in Cyber Security Admission Requirements

Please review the following requirements for admission to the online M.S. in Cyber Security.

  • A completed application for admission
  • Unofficial transcripts from the institution that conferred your bachelor’s degree.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • At least nine hours of mathematics and statistics at the level of calculus and above
  • An acceptable score on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), taken within the past five years.*

Please review the following requirements for admission to the online M.S. in Cyber Security.

  • 3+ years of IT-related work experience
  • A completed graduate degree (or higher) in any field
  • Completion of certain certifications, speak with an enrollment advisor for more information

The following conditions also apply:

  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to request the waiver.
  • Petitions must be accompanied by all required documentation.
  • The petition only applies to the online M.S. in Cyber Security program.
Undergraduate Nursing Program Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to TU’s online undergraduate nursing programs, the following application materials are required.

  1. Completed application for admission
  2. Unofficial college transcripts from all institutions attended
  3. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required for the Accelerated BSN program*
  4. Accelerated BSN students must hold professional liability insurance and health insurance for clinicals
  5. An associate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and an active, unencumbered RN license are required for the RN to BSN program

*TU is currently accepting ABSN applications from residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Virginia. Be sure to visit the undergraduate program page to learn about additional requirements for your degree of interest.

Transfer Credit Guidelines for Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Please note the total credit hours required may vary based on your individual official transcript evaluations and/or professional portfolio credit worksheet.


ABSN (125 total credit hours)


  • 65 transferable credit hours are required for admission
    • Electives and block credits are transferable
    • Non-nursing credits earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities are generally transferable if:
      • A grade of ‘C’ or better has been earned in the course
      • The University of Tulsa offers a comparable course
    • Pass/fail courses are not transferable unless a grad of ‘C’ or better can be documented
  • The remaining 60 credit hours of the degree program must be completed at TU

RN to BSN (125 total credit hours)


  • 50 transferable credit hours may be applied toward general education coursework
    • Electives and block credits are transferable
    • Non-nursing credits earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities are generally transferable if:
      • A grade of ‘C’ or better has been earned in the course
      • The University of Tulsa offers a comparable course
    • Pass/fail courses are not transferable unless a grade of ‘C’ or better can be documented
  • An associate degree in nursing and an RN license are required for admission (equivalent to 22 transferable credit hours of foundational nursing coursework)
  • Up to 18 transferable credit hours may be awarded upon submission and review of a professional portfolio; RN to BSN students may apply for professional credit evaluation at any time while enrolled
  • The remaining 35 credit hours of the RN to BSN program must be completed at TU

RN to MSN (155 total credit hours)


  • 50 transferable credit hours may be applied toward general education coursework
    • Electives and block credits are transferable
    • Non-nursing credits earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities are generally transferable if:
      • A grade of ‘C’ or better has been earned in the course
      • The University of Tulsa offers a comparable course
    • Pass/fail courses are not transferable unless a grade of ‘C’ or better can be documented
  • An associate degree in nursing and an RN license are required for admission (equivalent to 22 transferable credit hours of foundational nursing coursework)
  • Up to 18 transferable credit hours may be awarded upon submission and review of a professional portfolio; RN to BSN students may apply for professional credit evaluation at any time while enrolled
  • The remaining 35 credit hours of the RN to BSN program must be completed at TU
  • Graduates of TU’s RN to BSN program enjoy priority admission to the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The MSN requires an additional 30 credit hours.
Graduate Nursing Program Admission Requirements

The University of Tulsa serves nurses who want to advance into leadership roles within the health care system, as well as advanced practice nurses who want to become dual-certified and increase their scope of practice. To be considered for admission to TU’s online graduate programs, the following application materials are required.

  • Completed application for admission ($60 application fee)
  • Unofficial college transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Documentation of an active, unencumbered advanced practice registered nurse license
  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a regionally accredited nursing program is required for the MSN program*
    • Students with international transcripts must provide an evaluation from World Education Services (www.wes.org)
  • A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from a regionally accredited institution is required for the AGACNP program
  • AGACNP students must hold professional liability insurance and health insurance for clinicals

Be sure to visit the graduate program page to learn about additional requirements for your program of interest.

*Graduates of TU’s RN to BSN program and Accelerated BSN program who pass the NCLEX-RN® are granted priority admission to the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program

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