Points of Pride - Collins College of Business

Points of Pride

  • Less than one-third of business schools in the United States are accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. TU is one of only two private universities in Oklahoma to hold this distinction.
  • The Energy Management Program is one of ten such university programs in the United States. Both the undergraduate Energy Management program and the online Master of Energy Business program are accredited by the AAPL, the American Association of Professional Landmen.
  • TU finance students actively manage the Student Investment Fund, a portfolio with a value of more than $5 million. In addition to providing real-stakes, real-dollar financial management experience, the fund provides earnings that subsidize scholarships for finance students.
  • In 2019, a team of TU students, including two students from the CIS program, placed in the top 10 of a nation wide cyber defense competition.
  • Students have access to a state-of-the-art trading floor learning environment that includes 12 Bloomberg terminals.
  • Friends of Finance is an organization of business professionals, TU alumni and supporters of the Collins College of Business. Eight times a year, the Executive Speakers’ series brings leading executives to the TU campus to share their knowledge and explore important business issues. Past speakers include executives from Coach, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bank of America, Southwest Airlines, QuikTrip Corporation, Lloyd’s of London, Chesapeake Energy and The Boeing Company (just to name a few!).
  • Each year, the School of Accounting and Computer Information Systems hosts the statewide Conference of Accountants, which features distinguished national and international speakers on current trends and issues in the field of accounting.
  • Student teams from The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business regularly place in the top spots in the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup.
  • The Business Career Center offers more than 80 events each year for the business students and alumni to connect with employers. These opportunities prepare our students and alumni for success in their internship and full-time career paths through combining professional development and experiential learning.  The Collins College of Business boasts a 6 year average of 82% undergraduate international student employment and 93% undergraduate domestic  student employment, and 73% graduate international student employment and 96% graduate domestic student employment rates respectively.  Each year, students and alumni have access to over 100 employers who partner with the Business Career Center to recruit our college for their talent needs.
  • Undergraduate programs offer a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree with majors in accounting, economics, energy management, finance, management, computer information systems and marketing.  Students looking to accelerate the path toward earning a graduate degree can choose from two dual degree options. The BSBA/MBA program allows students to complete both an undergraduate business degree and an MBA in four-and-a-half years, and the six-year BSBA/JD program combines an undergraduate business degree with a Juris Doctorate.
  • Studio Blue is TU’s center for innovation and creativity and offers a flexible environment for students to work in: magnetic walls, computers, and plenty of whiteboard space. It also functions as a student-run agency where interested students learn by doing, and deliver ideas, design, research, and finished materials to local nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies.
  • TU offers business law, human resource, innovation and entrepreneurship, and sports management specializations within the management major and provides students with resources and guidance in each of those areas.
  • The Williams Student Services Center serves the students in the Collins College of Business. Located in this center are undergraduate academic advisors, Graduate Business Programs and the Business Career Center.

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