Economic Jewel in the Heart of Green Country
With a population of over 390,000 and a metro area of nearly one million citizens, Tulsa is an ideal place to live, work, study and play boasting an income level 11% above the national average and a cost of living 4% below.
Professional Baseball at ONEOK Field
Tulsa Drillers, Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers playing in the Texas League
World-Class Entertainment at BOK Center
The 19,199-seat, multi-purpose arena was ranked 24th in the United States based on total ticket sales in 2016. It is designed to accommodate basketball, hockey, concerts and similar events.
Historic Cain's Ballroom
Built in 1924 by Tulsa entrepreneur Tate Brady, The Cain’s Ballroom has gone from a garage, a dime-a-dance joint and a dancing academy until it became what is known by artists and patrons alike as one of the top performance venues in the world today.
Southern Hills Country Club
Just two miles from the ORU campus is Southern Hills Country Club, ranked as the 35th-best course in America by Golf Digest. It has hosted seven major PGA events, including the 2001 U.S. Open and 2007 PGA Championship won by Tiger Woods (pictured here on the 18th hole).
Art and Culture
Tulsa's Gilcrease Museum features American art from colonial times to the present, with an emphasis on western art. Its vast collection, once owned by Tulsa oil magnate Thomas Gilcrease and bought by the city in 1955, includes 10,000 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures by 400 artists.