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About Tulsa

Tulsa is in the heart of Oklahoma’s “Green Country,” located on the beautiful Arkansas River and historic Route 66. The city enjoys a diverse population with more than 397,000 people callling Tulsa home. Include the suburbs, and the Tulsa Metro population grows to 916,457.


Tulsa has a rich artistic culture and is home to many unique attractions and award-winning entertainment venues. The business industry is also diverse with companies focused on aerospace, energy, manufacturing, healthcare and transportation. Tulsa is the perfect combination of the exciting opportunities of a big city and the friendly, caring attributes of a small town.


OSU is proud to be a part of Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District. OSU-Tulsa is adjacent to ONEOK Field and just minutes from the BOK Center, the Cain’s Ballroom, the Blue Dome District, the Tulsa Arts District and many other restaurants, places to show and other attractions. Plus, the convenient downtown location provides quick access to work, school and home.


Learn about Historic Greenwood


  • The Greenwood Cultural Center - The Greenwood Cultural Center is the keeper of the flame for the Black Wall Street era, the events known as the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, and the astounding resurgence of the Greenwood District in the months and years following the tragedy. 

  • Tulsa Historical Society - Online exhibit featuring the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

  • Greenwood Rising - A state-of-the-art history center located at the heart of Tulsa’s Greenwood District honoring the legacy of Black Wall Street before and after the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.

  • Ellis Walker Woods Memorial - Dedicated to the memory of Booker T. Washington High School's first principal, who offered shelter and assistance to survivors of the Race Massacre at the school, originally located on the site of OSU-Tulsa.

  • Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 Digitized Photo Collection - Archive maintained by the OSU-Tulsa Library.

  • Ruth Sigler Avery Tulsa Race Massacre Collection - Archive maintained by the OSU-Tulsa Library.

  • John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park - Completed in December 2009, the park features two primary art elements, created by Ed Dwight, the first African-American astronaut and prominent Denver artist: Hope Plaza and The Tower of Reconciliation. 

In Our Backyard

Entertainment options in downtown Tulsa

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