TU is a small, private university with approximately 4000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in midtown Tulsa, approximately 2 miles from downtown. Both areas are undergoing an exciting period of growth and are home to vibrant art and music scenes, as well as a new microbrewery district. Tulsa is a mid-sized (population ~400,000), family-friendly, affordable place to live, with easy access to urban, suburban, and rural areas. The city of Tulsa is nestled in an area where the Muscogee Creek, Cherokee, and Osage tribal territories share a common boundary.