University School

University School is a private school in Tulsa, Oklahoma on The University of Tulsa campus serving academically talented children ages three through eighth grade.
The mission of University School is to challenge gifted students with a dynamic curriculum in a nurturing academic environment.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 177 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,015
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

University School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oklahoma for:


School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
177 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
University School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
No formal dress code - school appropriate attire

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $12,015 - $15,445 (varies by grade level)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Amber Gates


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Academic Bowl Team, Chess Club, Debate Club, Jr. Robotics, Library Student Assistants, MATHCOUNTS Team, Odyssey of the Mind, Podcast Club, Robotics, Stem Club, STUCO, USchool Ambassadors, Yearbook Club

School Notes

At University School we value:
  • The pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship.
  • The development of critical thinking, problem solving, and responsibility.
  • An environment that engages and empowers students to explore ideas prompting discovery and stimulating creativity.
  • A culture where faculty actively model the philosophy and benefits of life-long learning.
  • A community of acceptance that understands and celebrates diversity and shares cross-cultural values.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Jennifer Croft - Presidential professor; renowned translator and author
    • Elizabeth Frame Ellison - President and CEO of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.
    • Alexaundra "AleXa" Christine Schneiderman - American Singer based in South Korea - winner of NBC's American Song Contest
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does University School cost?
University School's tuition is approximately $12,015 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from University School?
University School famous alumni include: Jennifer Croft, Elizabeth Frame Ellison and Alexaundra "AleXa" Christine Schneiderman.
When is the application deadline for University School?
The application deadline for University School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 177 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,015
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Tulsa, OK is $9,655 for elementary schools and $9,901 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tulsa, OK is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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