School and Ranking Information
There is only one 4-year institution offering an education in information technology within a 25-mile radius of Tulsa, though a 2-year for-profit school is also in the area. According to school type, program level offering and rankings, the following school is regarded as the top school in the area for studying information technology:
- Winner: University of Tulsa is the only institution in the area offering higher than a certificate in the field. The university offers an undergraduate degree in information technology.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Tulsa|
|Rankings||Tied at #88 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, private not-for-profit|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$34,835**|
|Information Technology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Information Technology Degrees Awarded in 2013||2**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||69%**|
|Noteworthy||Some of the university's student groups include the Linux Users Group and the Association for Computing Machinery***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***TU website
University of Tulsa
- The Tandy School of Computer Science features high-performance machines and a pool of Linux servers available to students
- Some faculty research interests include software engineering and bioinformatics
- Information technology graduates have the skills and training to be well-suited for either further education or working in the field
University of Tulsa has more than 100 different degree offerings. TU's campus is situated close to downtown, and the university enrolls more than 4,500 students with a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The Tandy School of Computer Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.
The bachelor's degree program calls for 124 total credits. Some of the program's required courses cover data structures, ethics, discrete math and software projects. Students also takes courses in the areas of math and business.