A dedicated group of city leaders have continued interest in the educational foundation of Tulsa. As a result, quality education is synonymous with the Tulsa region. More than 64 percent of Tulsa area residents have a high school diploma or higher, while nearly 26 percent have a Bachelor degree or higher.

Programs such as Tulsa Community College's Tulsa Achieves pays up to 100 percent of tuition and fees for eligible students living in Tulsa County. Other programs vary from one institution to the other, making education a top priority in Tulsa.