Serving over 21,000 students, Tulsa Community College (TCC) is Oklahoma’s largest multi-campus community college, located on four fully-equipped campuses in the Tulsa area (Metro, Northeast, Southeast, and West) and several other community campuses in the suburban areas. Founded in 1970, TCC consistently ranks among the elite of the nation’s 1,150 community colleges in associate degrees awarded, serves more college students in northeastern Oklahoma than any other public college or university, and reports one of the largest first-year classes in Oklahoma every year. With an average age of 24 and an underrepresented student population of approximately 46%, TCC grants associate degrees in 83 different programs, as well as 38 credit-bearing certificate programs. TCC also supports a vibrant campus life environment, offering opportunities to join clubs and organizations, attend events and student activities, participate in health and wellness opportunities, and cultivate dynamic skills through the TrueBlue LEAD scholarship and the National Society of Leadership and Success leadership development programs. TCC recently garnered national recognition by winning two major awards from the American Association of Community Colleges for 2020, the Student Success Award and the Safety Planning and Leadership Award.
Named one of the best destinations to visit in 2022 by CNN travel and ranked the #6 Best Small City Among America’s Top Ten Best Cities, Tulsa sports a population of approximately 403,000 residents and is widely known for its art deco architecture, an expansive collection of western art, unique entertainment and shopping districts, a wide variety of dining experiences, sports and recreation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, and of course, a scenic trip along a segment of the famous Route 66. The Gathering Place was also recognized as the 2021 “Best City Park” in America by USA Today and Greenwood Rising, the museum and history center dedicated to Tulsa’s historic Black district, finished seventh in a nationwide vote for USA Today’s Best New Attraction of 2021. Ideally located on the Arkansas River in northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa is a city on the move and has something for everyone!