University Village Retirement Community


8555 South Lewis Avenue , Tulsa, OK 74137

(855) 840-7257

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Costs for University Village Retirement Community

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,015

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,375

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

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Description of University Village Retirement Community

University Village of Tulsa is a retirement community that offers the full spectrum of senior living options, from memory care to assisted living, rehab and recovery programs. The surrounding Tulsa area also offers residents lots of cultural opportunities such as museums and theaters, ample shopping and plenty of parks.

Facilities and Amenities

University Village offers a number of housing options for both independent and assisted living residents. Residents can choose from duplex-like one or two-bedroom cottages or more traditional apartments. These accommodations have full kitchens, ample closet space, and all utilities included. There is a community dining room where residents may eat all three meals daily, if they choose. Weekly housekeeping (and all maintenance) is also included, and there is an emergency call system in each home.

There is also a skilled nursing center on-site for residents with round-the-clock care needs. Pets are welcome, and there are plenty of guest accommodations. University Village has an on-site community theater, postal services, a notary, and check-cashing services. There are exercise programs for residents, game rooms, a 'Coffee Corner', a non-denominational chapel, a library, hair salon, and room service when needed. In addition, there are a number of activities organized for residents daily and monthly.


University Village offers 24-hour staffing by licensed nursing personnel and an on-call physician. The community provides continuing levels of care, which change as residents’ needs change. Staff provide a number of on-site health services at the community health center.

In addition to long-term nursing care and short-term rehabilitation services, University Village also provides physical, occupational, speech and restorative therapy. There are also podiatry, vision and hearing services available.

The community provides transportation to local doctors' appointments. For other medical needs, there are several nearby hospitals and medical centers, including Hillcrest Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and St. John Medical Center.

Health Programs

University Village provides multiple exercise programs for their residents as well as a massage therapist by appointment. The community’s Parkinson's Program provides an integrated, customized approach for each individual. Staff members lead targeted exercise programs, seminars on Parkinson's, medication management, specialized nutrition plans and more. For those suffering from illness, the community also offers a respite program. It is perfect for those who need recovery time after a hospital stay or need to get well after an illness.


University Village Tulsa hosts a comprehensive and diverse program of activities designed according to residents’ interests, backgrounds, and hobbies. The community organizes events like movie nights and local restaurant outings. Residents can also volunteer with local charities, play group games or attend on-site seminars. Activities change every month.