The Oxley College of Health Sciences was initiated in 2015, bringing together programs in the School of Nursing, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences, and Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Additionally, the college houses the Faculty of Community Medicine, Institute of Health Care Delivery Sciences, and the Schweitzer Fellowship. The college enjoys partnerships with the Laureate Institute of Brain Research (LIBR), the University of Oklahoma, and St. John Medical Center.
The mission of College of Health Sciences fully embraces and incorporates the mission of The University of Tulsa.
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects these core values: excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The university achieves its mission by educating men and women of diverse backgrounds and cultures to:
- Become literate in the sciences, humanities and arts.
- Think critically and write and speak clearly.
- Succeed in their professions and careers.
- Behave ethically in all aspects of their lives.
- Welcome the responsibility of citizenship, service, and leadership in a changing world.
- Acquire the skills and appetite for lifelong learning
About the College
The college is housed in the Oxley Health Sciences Facility in downtown Tulsa. The college has 50,000 square feet in a building that was completely renovated in 2015. The space includes offices for college administrators, staff, and faculty, six high tech classrooms, a computer classroom, student lounge, high-fidelity simulation center, skills labs for the athletic training, exercise & sports science, and nursing programs, a research lab, and the Hurricane Health multi-disciplinary clinic. St. John Medical Center has an additional 20,000 square feet of simulation and clinical instruction space.